slumberous


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Synonyms for slumberous

Synonyms for slumberous

quiet and tranquil

inclined to or marked by drowsiness

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Such a society--we live in one now--will gleefully welcome all the labor-saving devices it can until in every human endeavor the need for rousing the slumberous, somatic mass has been obviated.
Throughout the '70s and '80s, the animation scene was less than memorable, and even the studio that made its name with ``Bambi,'' ``Pinocchio,'' ``Cinderella'' and ``Sleeping Beauty had fallen into slumberous times.
Apparently androgynous appeal, tangolike moves, slumberous eyes, those dark Italian looks--and a few decent movies.
of any earthly or heavenly thing; it is a wide-spread inarticulate slumberous mumblement.
After provoking the owl with noise, disturbing his sleep, Thoreau comments that "I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
and my slumberous parents on the right to the lounge on the porch.
Nonetheless, by the time the last of the guests had slipped beneath the table in slumberous state, McDermot was still clear minded.
The dissenter has got to rouse himself to pay attention--and then our slumberous consciences--much as the bow-tied Boston lawyer Joseph Welch did in verbally accosting the snarling Senator Joseph McCarthy during the McCarthy red-scare congressional hearings in 1954, with TV cameras rolling and Welch's clumsy wording affectingly unrehearsed: "Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?
His beauty is Apollo-like,--every chiselled feature perfect in its classic regularity; his eyes sad, slumberous, and yet deep and glowing, are quite enough for any susceptible maiden's heart; about a broad expanse of forehead cluster thick masses of dark brown hair; his shirt, open at the throat, reveals glimpses of ivory; altogether he is statuesque and beautiful.
In such tales, the archetypal is forever shifting its slumberous coils not far beneath the surface, however busy that surface may be.
Rossie gradually sank into a state of slumberous quiescence, only broken once in a while by an itinerant drummer or a rambling specimen hunter.
Within a few days of SMG showing interest in Hearts, a minority of fans questioned the value of the deal, now the slumberous majority are getting restless.
from the memory of Robbie's slumberous eyes and surfeited little smile as she lay on George's wet arm.
While Holzman and Harker were learning their journalistic trade in the '80s, the Alpine Sun was settling into a slumberous state of complacency, faithfully reflecting the starchily conservative attitudes of its readers.
It is the wind that stirs the leaves of the forest primeval, the breath of the future that wakes the still and slumberous bushes.