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synonyms for drowse

  • catnap
  • nap
  • siesta
  • slumber
  • snooze
  • forty winks
  • shut-eye
See also synonyms for: drowsed / drowsing
  • coma
  • dormancy
  • stupor
  • doze
  • inactivity
  • languor
  • lethargy
  • nap
  • repose
  • rest
  • snooze
  • torpor
  • forty winks
  • sack time
  • shut-eye
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antonyms for drowse

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  • awakening
  • consciousness
  • wakefulness
  • consciousness
  • activity
  • energy
  • awakening
  • wakefulness
      • do
      • energize
      • activate
      • carry out
      • move
      • stand
      • walk
        • grow
        • energize
        • wake
        • waken
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        How to use drowse in a sentence

        Will not one puff of that narcotic breath drowse deep all watching dragons, and make for him the sleeping beauties of his will?
        TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
        Slowly before the drowse of darkness, the noises quieted and the fires died down.
        THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
        It is as if all these years I had been in a drowse in my mind, and had suddenly sprung up throbbingly awake.
        THE DIARY OF A SAINTARLO BATES
        And it may be, as they sit there and drowse and dream, that the Hollow Tree People creep up close and watch them.
        THE HOLLOW TREE SNOWED-INALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
        Her rambling drowse naturally brought back the whole trip to Hillsborough and her conversation with Bertha.
        THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
        With a slight shrug and another mysterious smile, he closed his eyes and pretended to drowse.
        DAN CARTER AND THE RIVER CAMPMILDRED A. WIRT
        He dare not drowse, for he cannot tell at what moment the quarry may appear.
        LIFE IN AN INDIAN OUTPOSTGORDON CASSERLY
        The smoke from the burning wood made his eyes grow heavy; he began to drowse.
        MURDER POINTCONINGSBY DAWSON
        Her love had begun during their ride on the lagoon, in their delicious drowse on the grass.
        VICTOR OLLNEE'S DISCIPLINEHAMLIN GARLAND
        Then, left alone, he gradually yielded to the sedative effect of dinner and drink and fell into a drowse.
        A DREAM OF EMPIREWILLIAM HENRY VENABLE
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO DROWSE

        • catnap
        • drowse
        • forty winks
        • nap
        • shut-eye
        • siesta
        • slumber
        • snooze
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