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synonyms for drowsing

  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • lounging
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • relaxing
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • unwinding
  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • lying down
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy

antonyms for drowsing

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  • active
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How to use drowsing in a sentence

Many people suspected Scattergood of drowsing when he was exceedingly wide awake and observant of events.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The next day I pleaded indisposition and spent most of the hours idling and drowsing in my chamber.
TIGER CATDAVID H. KELLER
To outer senses they are geese,Dull drowsing by a weedy pool;But try the impression trick.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
He stopped at the house of Lal Singh, the shoemaker, whom he found drowsing over his water pipe.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
Two men sat drowsing before the fire, their boot-heels among the embers, a black jack between them.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
Three hours passed, then the drowsing collie started with a muffled growl and sharply cocked ears.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
She came on valiantly, and, when within a hundred yards, pumped a shot across the bow of the drowsing Emilie.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
I've written books myself, and who reads them but a wheen of graybeards, and they drowsing by the fire?
THE WIND BLOWETHBRIAN OSWALD DONN-BYRNE
The cat is as remote as if he were drowsing by the waters of the Nile.
AMERICANS AND OTHERSAGNES REPPLIER
Miellyn had finished her brief recitation and was drowsing, her head pillowed on the table.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO DROWSING

  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • drowsing
  • lounging
  • lying down
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • relaxing
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy
  • unwinding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.