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Synonyms for doze

Synonyms for doze

to sleep for a brief period

a brief sleep

Synonyms for doze

a light fitful sleep

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Imagine dozing off in a discussion about the murder of a man by an agent of the state.
Almost half of those admit to dozing off at the wheel more than once.
Newspapers many a times publish pictures of lawmakers dozing off even when serious legislations are being discussed in Parliament.
TROUBLED actor Mel Gibson wrote off his flash Maserati sports car yesterday after apparently dozing off at the wheel.
Although there are medical conditions that can cause some people to sleep badly and not get enough rest at night, a simple lack of sleep is the more usual reason for dozing off.
The female climber, who has not been named, is thought to have died either after dozing off and falling during a break in climbing, or after slipping in the dark.
Usually beginning in adolescence, narcolepsy's symptoms include extreme daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis -- a frightening inability to move shortly after awakening or shortly after dozing off -- as well as vivid auditory or visual hallucinations while asleep or while falling asleep.
SAAB has developed a system to warn drivers when they're dozing off.
A parolee accused of forcing his way into a Simi Valley home, and then dozing off after attempting to sexually assault the lone resident, was charged Friday with five felonies.
They end up going too many miles without enough rest and risk dozing off at the wheel.
Gaggini, however, told police he was dozing off in his main-floor seat when he was startled by a ``shushing sound'' and that his hand involuntarily jerked forward and hit the man in the row in front of him.
A SLEEPY rugby fan got locked in a stadium for the night after dozing off in the toilet.
The 36-year-old from Canton, Cardiff, said yesterday: "I was just dozing off to sleep when I felt movement in my left ear.
Driver Gary Hart careered down a bank after dozing off, sparking a disaster that killed 10 when two trains collided.
Last July, trucker Peter Cuddihy admitted dozing off twice during a journey that ended in an accident in Oxon which killed a man.