drowse

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sleep

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a light fitful sleep

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sleep lightly or for a short period of time

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heavens wheeled and his tongue drowsed slack as a creek, on the banks of
1) To this, however, one may in turn respond that, even if such concerns inhabited the spirit of Keats, it is another kind of balance that defines the "justice" of the poem: that which equates the season of mists with that of fruitfulness, and the productive activity of autumn with the indolence of a divinity sitting careless on a granary floor or drowsed with the fume of poppies on a half-reaped furrow.
He always drowsed for a while in the afternoon--after his
There was a real lion, not a hundred yards from the villa, an African male, full of latent power as it drowsed in its cage, even though its coat was a tatty carpet, strips hanging off, and it stank.
On windy days it danced, demented, waving wild arms, or in the silence of evening drowsed and dreamed, swaying in the blue, the goldeny air.
And she drowsed in her mother Shellie's arms while they sat for two hours in the waiting area at Oregon Health & Science University's imaging lab.
drowsed soul fleeing Feeling all the talk half dream half phantom to actual
As when the woman drowsed after having tea in her warm dining-room, her reaction to comfort is sleep.
After all, even within Maria Petrovna there drowsed a future mother, and along with that a link to the adolescent--how they love the boyish, even childish, the man worthy of being protected, of being taken care of and of being led, oh my dear ones
as I, still steeped with you, drowsed back to sleep.
While the nation drowsed in the sun, a barely known member of a barely known political party tabled a little motion.
He drowsed, smoking his Populars and listening to conversations and the sound of the television behind the wall, and then finally fell asleep until morning.