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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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drowse

(verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time.

Synonyms: doze, snooze

Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture.
KSPavan
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drowse
Definition: (verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time.
Synonyms: doze, snooze
Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture.
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drowse
Definition: (verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time.
Synonyms: doze, snooze
Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture.
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Drowse
/draʊz/


Be half asleep; doze intermittently.
"He was beginning to drowse in his chair"


Synonyms :

doze
sleep (lightly)
nap
take a nap
catnap
take a siesta
rest
snooze
have a snooze
snatch/get forty winks
get some shut-eye
kip
have a kip
get some kip
catch some Zs
catch a few Zs
slumber
taurine
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:42:46 AM

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She stated that he appeared to be slumped over in a drowsy manner.



[In the case the first attempt failed to give any sample, and the second attempt was incomplete as only one specimen was given, there may not be a third attempt if only the specimens on the third attempt are the basis for a s.17 Certificate [the Road Traffic Act, 1994] stating the concentration of alcohol in the said specimen determined by the apparatus for determining the concentration of alcohol in the breath.]

-Director of Public Prosecutions - v - McDonagh, judgment by Denham J., Status-Approved, Neutral Citation [2008] IESC 57.
Emel Rapchan
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Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:18:26 PM

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Definition: (verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time.
Synonyms: doze, snooze
Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture.


This is the only time I've ever seen the word drowse. Every other use has been drowsy.
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