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Synonyms for unsleeping

not in a state of sleep

Synonyms for unsleeping

fully awake


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Even more terrifying than the aggression or hostility that Dennis expects from Hugh is the insouciant dignity with which the condemned sleeper leaves the hangman, the very personification of the system's unsleeping vigilance, dangling "in a state of very uncomfortable suspense" (593).
The poem's title plays with the word serve; poetry will not serve the fantasy of war and poetry does not serve to relieve the suffering of "the unslept unsleeping / elsewhere.
I needed every minute an unsleeping attention and a tense power to be able to control him like a wild horse that was furiously impetuous.
As Winston Churchill said, 'a free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize, it is the most dangerous foe of tyranny'.
Their intent was not to destroy our political system, but to "make television into a vast and unsleeping money machine" (N.
Freedom of the press is, as Winston Churchill once asserted, "the unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize" and "the most dangerous foe of tyranny.
97, 122 ("the proprietary name is an unsleeping salesman that ceaselessly promotes the product and therefore, should pack as much recognition and recall value as possible" (quoting from a presentation given on behalf of The Brand Institute)); James L.
later spread sleep-fallen, naked in your dark hair asleep but not oblivious of the unslept unsleeping elsewhere
He was given un[t]o Time--unmeasured, unsleeping, merciful Time--its endlessness, its brutality--the dark abyss of Time, the immortal light of Time, the flowing river of its song.
Night (Nightboat Books) and Unsleeping (Sarabande Books).
I'd give you a hundred to one that the first time is lodged there, in the recesses of the mind, stirred up by his little phrase, waiting deep below the surface, waiting, unsleeping.
DAMASCUS, (SANA)- President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said that since its foundation, the Syrian Arab Army has been defending the nation's dignity and homeland's glory; it was and still is the unsleeping eye that protects the homeland borders to provide safety and security for its sons.
The disk opens with what has to be among the most unsettling lullabies ever composed, Jonathan Harvey's "Lullaby for the Unsleeping.
Russo's dedicated and often literally unsleeping defence of his client during the Haneef affair (49) indicates a commitment which goes beyond the norm.
The unsleeping automation of the stoplight camera, in relieving us of the cost and imperfection of man--his wandering attention, his occasional laziness, his bias--purges this interaction of the nobler and softening humanity the traffic cop brings: his occasional exception for the impoverished working man or harried single mother, his fellowship tempting him to overlook the slight transgression in hope of establishing goodwill, his vanity to appear magnanimous and "let you off with a warning.