He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.
The irony is that it was a woman who drained the Botox from Palin's rootin' tootin' appeal to other professional women.
Oil in the refineries would be drained and stored, and would not be lost, just delayed.
The role of Sam Tyler, a police detective who wakes up in the 1970s after a car accident, had drained his spirit.
"The people just need to choose what color they want," he told me munificently, as he drained his glass.
So saying, Harry drained his glass of whisky toddy, shook out the last ashes from his pipe, and went off upstairs to bed.
But Della drained her draught of joy to the dregs, and then tilted her cup anew.
He looked into the teapot, where the drained leaves were still warm.
But the others could find no fault with it, and Sereno drained the pail.
The method in which a camp shall be drained, and the offal disposed of, is prescribed.
Old English dreahnian "to drain, strain out," from Proto-Germanic *dreug-, source of drought, dry, giving the English word originally a sense of "make dry." Figurative meaning of "exhaust" is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in surviving texts between late Old English and the 1500s. Related: Drained; draining.
1550s, from drain (v.).
A device, such as a tube, inserted into the opening of a wound or into a body or dental cavity to facilitate discharge of fluid or purulent material. v. drained, drain·ing, drains
To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.