slumber


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Synonyms for slumber

Synonyms for slumber

to be asleep

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the natural recurring condition of suspended consciousness by which the body rests

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Even in the paroxysm of his grief he would not have dared to profane the dead, or for the first time disturb the slumber of his master.
For a moment he remained in rigid quiet, and then again the youth relapsed into undisturbed slumber.
The smiling lips tensed to the nervous shock of a momentary agony which the conscious mind never apprehended, and then the dead sank limply back into that deepest of slumbers from which there is no awakening.
The latter, having made a few overtures of friendship which passed unnoticed, resumed his slumbers.
Nothing more passed at the time, but that night, as Nicholas sat beside his bed, Smike started from what had seemed to be a slumber, and laying his hand in his, prayed, as the tears coursed down his face, that he would make him one solemn promise.
So very still it was, that, every now and then, he bent down his ear to listen for the breathing of him who lay asleep, as if to assure himself that life was still there, and that he had not fallen into that deep slumber from which on earth there is no waking.
Throwing the balance to the ground he curled up in a convenient crotch and sought slumber; but slumber seemed difficult to woo.
Again, when lovers are coming forth, soft music often conducts them on the stage, either to soothe the audience with the softness of the tender passion, or to lull and prepare them for that gentle slumber in which they will most probably be composed by the ensuing scene.
Taken by an adult this powder would insure several hours of heavy slumber without danger to the sleeper.
Ah, that it should slumber in the hardest, ugliest stone!
We have here brought him to his end, and we trust he will be permitted to slumber in the peace of the just.
But directly he fell asleep--and he noted his falling into a slumber, as readily as the keenest-sighted man could have done--he knelt down beside him, and passed his hand lightly but carefully over his face and person.
Where, in the sharp lineaments of rigid and unsightly death, is the calm beauty of slumber, telling of rest for the waking hours that are past, and gentle hopes and loves for those which are to come?
They slept standing, breaking their slumbers to shift from place to place.
Bragelonne watched for some time the conduct of the two lovers, listened to the loud and uncivil slumbers of Manicamp, who snored as imperiously as though he was wearing his blue and gold, instead of his violet suit.