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adjective as in sleeping

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Eighty-nine percent occurred when the person was awake, rather than dreaming or dozing.

Again, most of the boys spend the travel time dozing or poring over comic books.

The actor gave the best response ever after dozing off mid-interview.

After dozing off early I happened to wake up at exactly 12:45.

The pilot (Serbian with long experience) had been dozing during the flight and was still disoriented when attempting to land.

In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.

Both animal and man seemed to be dozing, but they woke into activity when the sahib approached.

Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.

A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.

To solve this one I stopped on the tavern steps, leaned against a pillar, and gazed through the dozing village.


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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dozing, such as: comatose, dormant, catching some zzz's, conked, crashed, and dreaming.

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