(intr, adverb) to fall or go away gradually
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How to use drop away in a sentence
After a decent interval they began to drop away, one by one, from the group.The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
The little clouds of it seem to drop away from us like lead; but that must be because of our speed.Pharaoh's Broker | Ellsworth Douglass
Not to exceed four days, and that you may drop away any hour,—that an artery may slough at any moment which you cannot survive.Choice Readings for the Home Circle | Anonymous
The order was obeyed and the earth seemed to drop away slowly beneath us as the balloon rose and drifted away before the wind.
The men in the caboose wave good-by to the fireman and engineer as they drop away.Careers of Danger and Daring | Cleveland Moffett