slumbrous


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Synonyms for slumbrous

quiet and tranquil

inclined to or marked by drowsiness

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And at that I understood the smell of burning wood, the slumbrous murmur that was growing now into a gusty roar, the red glow, and the Morlocks' flight.
Then the slumbrous quiet would fall, to be broken by the far call of a foreign tongue or by a gasoline fishing boat chugging in through the mouth of the slough.
Saturn, sleep on:--O thoughtless, why did I Thus violate thy slumbrous solitude?
Compson highlights her sexuality by referring to her as "a woman created of by and for darkness whom the artist Beardsley might have dressed, in a soft flowing gown designed not to infer bereavement or widowhood but to dress some interlude of slumbrous and fatal insatiation, of passionate and inexorable hunger of the flesh" (157), his description fits into the mold of
When opened, however, the locket holds not Judith's picture (the narrator knew because of his speculation that "she was blond" [587]) but a different face: "the smooth, oval, unblemished face, the mouth rich, full, a little loose, the hot, slumbrous, secretive eyes, the inklike hair with its faint but unmistakable wiriness--all the ineradicable and tragic stamp of negro blood" (608).