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Synonyms for drowsing

half asleep


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Lying there drowsing, he realised this was the first interval in his headlong career when he had nothing to do.
Several hours he waited, occasionally drowsing and awakening with a start, but there was nothing this day but the idiotic dialogue between Monsieur Burp and Herr Blat:
ONE WAY TO BEAT THE FREEZE Relaxation by Jasper Doest shows a Japanese macaque drowsing in a naturally hot spring
These startling transitions often are of lions in Africa--a frequent subject of the sometimes drowsing fisherman.
The many jaundiced assessments of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the fifth anniversary of its enactment were understandable, given that the sluggish recovery, now drowsing through the second half of its fifth year, is historically anemic.
According to a Hadith, a female companion was praying despite drowsing.
Over the last decade many Germans have taken a siesta from politics, drowsing in economic growth and Angela Merkel's reassuring royalty.
This mass of birds triggered the "reply all" function that was received by two drowsing lions.
It is still asleep, it is the Atlantic, A sting-ray drowsing his fill of sunlight, a moulting angel Breathing the grateful water, Praying face downward to a god I am afraid To imagine.
He went back to cigar peddling"; thus drones the voice of the drowsing cataloguer.
A lonely nereid drowsing half a-swoon Buried beneath her dark and dripping locks.
Drowsing in the sun they might look harmless, but these powerful and regal animals come scarily alive when food is on offer.
A peculiar critical reluctance to pursue the analysis in a "productive" manner appears to beset Fast, who at times looks to be almost drowsing.
On the Rose, there are plenty of places on deck to enjoy the sun, reading or drowsing, and also ample space for after-dark entertainment.
that doomed wilderness whose edges were being constantly and punily gnawed at by men with plows and axes who feared it because it was wilderness, men myriad and nameless even to one another in the land where the old bear had earned a name, and through which ran not even a mortal beast but an anachronism indomitable and invincible out of an old dead time, a phantom, epitome and apotheosis of the old wild life which the little puny humans swarmed and hacked at in a fury of abhorrence and fear like pygmies about the ankles of a drowsing elephant .