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drab·ble

 (drăb′əl)
tr. & intr.v. drab·bled, drab·bling, drab·bles
To make or become wet and soiled by dragging; draggle.

[Middle English drabelen.]

drabble

(ˈdræbəl)
vb
to make or become wet or dirty
[C14: from Low German drabbelen to paddle in mud; related to drab2]

Drabble

(ˈdræbəl)
n
(Biography) Dame Margaret. born 1939, British novelist and editor. Her novels include The Needle's Eye (1972), The Radiant Way (1987), and The Seven Sisters (2002). She edited the 1985 edition of the Oxford Companion to Literature

drab•ble

(ˈdræb əl)

v.t., v.i. -bled, -bling.
to make or become wet and dirty; draggle.
[1350–1400; Middle English drabelen < Middle Low German drabbeln to wade in liquid mud, bespatter <drabbe liquid mud]

Drab•ble

(ˈdræb əl)
n.
Margaret, born 1939, English novelist (sister of A.S. Byatt).

drabble


Past participle: drabbled
Gerund: drabbling

Imperative
drabble
drabble
Present
I drabble
you drabble
he/she/it drabbles
we drabble
you drabble
they drabble
Preterite
I drabbled
you drabbled
he/she/it drabbled
we drabbled
you drabbled
they drabbled
Present Continuous
I am drabbling
you are drabbling
he/she/it is drabbling
we are drabbling
you are drabbling
they are drabbling
Present Perfect
I have drabbled
you have drabbled
he/she/it has drabbled
we have drabbled
you have drabbled
they have drabbled
Past Continuous
I was drabbling
you were drabbling
he/she/it was drabbling
we were drabbling
you were drabbling
they were drabbling
Past Perfect
I had drabbled
you had drabbled
he/she/it had drabbled
we had drabbled
you had drabbled
they had drabbled
Future
I will drabble
you will drabble
he/she/it will drabble
we will drabble
you will drabble
they will drabble
Future Perfect
I will have drabbled
you will have drabbled
he/she/it will have drabbled
we will have drabbled
you will have drabbled
they will have drabbled
Future Continuous
I will be drabbling
you will be drabbling
he/she/it will be drabbling
we will be drabbling
you will be drabbling
they will be drabbling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drabbling
you have been drabbling
he/she/it has been drabbling
we have been drabbling
you have been drabbling
they have been drabbling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drabbling
you will have been drabbling
he/she/it will have been drabbling
we will have been drabbling
you will have been drabbling
they will have been drabbling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drabbling
you had been drabbling
he/she/it had been drabbling
we had been drabbling
you had been drabbling
they had been drabbling
Conditional
I would drabble
you would drabble
he/she/it would drabble
we would drabble
you would drabble
they would drabble
Past Conditional
I would have drabbled
you would have drabbled
he/she/it would have drabbled
we would have drabbled
you would have drabbled
they would have drabbled
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La portada de la novela La nina de oro puro, de Margaret Drabble (Sexto Piso, Mexico, 2015, traduccion de Antonio Rivera Taravillo), reproduccion de un cuadro del pintor expresionista austriaco Egon Schiele titulado Little girl with Blond Huir in a Red Dress, de 1916, resulta ser el perfecto retrato de Anna Speight, la nina a la que hace referencia el titulo, cien anos despues: una hermosa y envejecida nina rubia, con una expresion de dolor contenido que aprieta el corazon de quien la observa con atencion ...
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