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adjective as in resting

adjective as in sleeping

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I had to lie abed for a month until my psyche began to knit and mend.

From behind the steering wheel, Abed introduced me as a journalist.

Abed filled his mouth with a piece of the baklava, I needed to get our conversation going.

Abu Hassar began to slowly nod and his gaze moved from Abed to me.

Then, once Abed was done, he picked up the water that had been set on the table.

A man knows he should get up in the morning,—he lies abed; he knows he should not lose his temper, yet he cannot keep it.

So, when those citizens had returned disappointed, for they found Agnello abed, he arose and joined his bandits.

Generally Miss Lie-abed is still reposing at nine of the clock!'

At all events she spoke no word of question or remark, and was still abed when they took their departure.

Mrs. Hazleton scolded her jestingly for late rising, and asked if she was always such a lie-abed.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abed, such as: lying, reclining, repose, incumbent, nonactive, and static.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.