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Synonyms for siesta

Synonyms for siesta

a brief sleep

to sleep for a brief period

Words related to siesta

a nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)

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Researchers found that adults who regularly take advantage of an afternoon nap have a better learning ability and improved memory function.
I thought in my own home I was entitled to an afternoon nap but instead I have to put up with phone pests several times a week, asking some personal questions about my life.
Matt Dartnall's bitch was seemingly in charge when leading early in the 695m decider only to lose her action approaching the third bend and drop back through the field with insult being added to injury when she was attacked by a wayward Afternoon Nap at the fifth turn.
He said he woke his father who was taking an afternoon nap and was planning to leave home with the family.
BOGUS callers stole cash after conning their way into a 92-year-old woman's home The victim was an afternoon nap in a chair at her home on Durham Road in Lanchester, County Durham, at around 3pm on Wednesday when she heard knocking at her rear window.
A leisurely stroll and an afternoon nap, plus cuddles and going to the beach.
Dr Ayyub added that sleeping for two or three hours after the dawn prayer, then taking an afternoon nap after work and finally catching up on sleep between the night and pre-dawn prayers are ideal for most people.
Dubai An Indian servant yesterday denied the charges of peeping at a woman as she was wearing her nightdress while taking her afternoon nap in her bedroom.
Reportedly, whole family was taking an afternoon nap while children including Asim, 2-year-old, his brother Ashiq, 4-year-old, alongwith their cousins 6-year old Isha, 3-year old Mehtab and 2-year old Asif got themselves locked inside a car and resultantly died after an hour.
might make you more productive because the biological drive for an afternoon nap is universal.
Mr Coyote, snoozing smugly by the life-saving bones, opened one eye and spotted the peculiar couple, intent as they were on spoiling his afternoon nap.
Not only wasn't the column done, but the house was a mess, and missing my afternoon nap had been a big mistake.
Finally, they settle in, side by side, for an afternoon nap.
makes more sense when it's broken up by an afternoon nap.
This beautifully decorated yaksa was taking his afternoon nap at the entrance of the Vihara while another one was still on duty.