drowse


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sleep

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Synonyms for drowse

a light fitful sleep

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sleep lightly or for a short period of time

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Rising from a tropical jungle in the heart of downtown, the house was magical, a treetop sanctuary with a big wraparound deck where cats would drowse in the sun-dappled shade of palms, bamboo and mango trees.
Perhaps when summer days drowse long You'll hear tomatoes sing a song, While Pentland Javelins cleave the air And roaring's heard from sweetcorn lair.
If he started to drowse, the balls would slip out and clang on the plates, waking him up.
Connect to and drowse your databases using native connections.
Our Lady of Lourdes church and school offered a beginning at answering these questions, and not just by providing creeds to memorize and homilies to drowse by.
Lilith she is dead and safely tombed And man may plant and prune with naught to bruit His heired and ancient lot to which he's doomed, For quiet drowse the flocks when wolf is mute-- Ay, Lilith she is dead, and she is wombed, And breaks his vine, and slowly eats the fruit.
You can also set an alarm zone to warn you if another vessel intrudes closer than a given range into your area; a handy thing to have when you might be about to drowse off at 2 or 3 a.
Winter will come with snow-stilled skies, And the neighbours' hearth aglow; But the owls will drowse on my cold hearth-stone, For I shall be gone where the birds are flown And the great moon-daisies blow.
The 52-year-old retired farmer Lurgan, Co Armagh, was fishing near Kinlough on the River Drowse.
Robert, when I drowse to-night, Skirting lawns of sleep to chase Shifting dreams in mazy light, Somewhere then I'll see your face [ .
First he appropriates into it the most unpromising matter ("the bees drowse out, investment peaks and suds"); next he springs up with sounding apposition like Shakespeare or Pope ("not of yourselves, nor yet to tease awry"); then he dresses an apparent image of starvation to troubling advantage in the old clothes ("an Afric baby slender as an elf") before throwing a meant and felt spanner into the works ("time to the beat of the fist in your heart which sprung").
I mean, I've never heard myself snoring but my wife Maria says I can drowse my way into the arms of Morpheus whilst watching EastEnders and cause cats to abandon the living room in terror with the stentorian reverberance and guttural resonance of my heavy breathing from Slumberland.
Shasta City, 60 miles north of Redding, seems to drowse in the triple-digit weather.
If you stand near its fountain in the middle of the lobby, where ducks waddle and turtles drowse, ultimately you will meet everybody who is anybody in the Delta," said historian David Cohn back in 1935.
Your dreams will be inspired by love as the faries weave their magic while you drowse on your scented pillow.