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adverb as in dully

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If you’re often napping or feeling sleepy during the day, try to extend your sleep at night.

The sometimes-sleepy Transportation Department has responsibility for keeping the nation’s roads and skies safe, as well as funding highways and transit systems.

It is the smell of a communal meal, of care and love that goes into thinking ahead and dry-brining a chicken, and of showing someone you’re willing to put in a little effort on a sleepy Sunday.

When I woke up for good in the morning, I realized that climbing down in a sleepy state is not as easy as climbing up.

We’ll get back to you once we return from Praslin, one of the sleepier islands in the Seychelles archipelago.

From Ozy

"Here's his nest," said Jess sleepily, taking her head out of the deep round hole she had made.

Mr. Castle coughed, and Scattergood opened his eyes sleepily and peered over the rolls of fat that were his cheeks.

Dan glanced quickly at Gatti who had his elbow on the table and seemed to be sleepily leaning far over to one side of his chair.

I wish you hadn't awakened me: I can't remember what was dreams and what wasn't,' she went on sleepily.

I looked sleepily round and was surprised and alarmed to see a very unmistakable glow in the sky through the trees.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sleepily, such as: drowsily, languidly, slowly, sluggishly, and tiredly.

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