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Literal MeaningPlay
Use 'drown' to describe actual incidents involving water, where someone might die. SlideHer kitten drowned in the pond.
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Cause of DrowningPlay
'Drown' can imply accidental or purposeful submerging in water. SlideBe careful walking by the canal so you don't drown.
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Not Only DeathPlay
While 'drown' often implies death, it can also mean coming close to it. SlideI almost drowned, but the lifeguard saved me.