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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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The self drowses in the self Beyond hope of a visitor.
The hamlet of Andersonville drowses nearby, and a dusty yellow memorial bravely commemorates Henry Wirz, hanged after the war for what happened there.
Or at siesta time my still body drowses and my imagination wanders free among the craziest daydreams.
A bull wakes and drowses under a single plane tree:
The guard, a negro eunuch, drowses on his feet, solid and unmoved.
She prepares a meal and drowses while the water heats up before bathing, because 'Visits to the cemetery, doctor, and to relatives, to stay, always demanded a bath.
By day, the Los Angeles Theatre Center drowses on its columns, looking as sedate as the Security National Bank its builders intended back in 1916 - and as dead as it was pronounced four years ago.
A locking mechanism above a flamingo's foot keeps its leg from collapsing as the bird drowses, and the same exquisite sense of balance that lets a wading bird hold its head absolutely level while stalking through a marsh during the day prevents it from toppling over at night.
The second book, a burlesque of the account of funeral games for Anchises in Vergil's Aeneid, depicts Cibber 's coronation; it is celebrated with games and contests and, as everyone drowses off to sleep, poetry - reading.
I spent it in a house at Hancock Point, Maine, a secluded promontory of land that drowses under bright sunshine and watches the light burst and stray out over Frenchman's Bay.
The hunter Endymion, his ankles delicately crossed, drowses in a majestic crimson robe of an amplitude impractical for a hue and cry.