broad, broaden, articulate, enunciate, accent, enounce, accented, sound out, pronounce, bur, say, burr, cut-glass, brogue.
lengthen (part of speech: verb)
- protract in utterance,
- prolong syllables,
- speak monotonously,
- spin out
" I say, doctor," said Chumbley at last, in his lazy drawl, "
what are you thinking about?"
- "One Maid's Mischief", George Manville Fenn.
Even as she did so, a voice she knew well came up out of the gloom- a kindly, well- bred voice that spoke with a slight drawl.
- "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
" You accompany beautifully," she said in her soft Southern drawl; "
it's in you, I can see.
- "The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies", Ralph Connor.