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adjective as in dormant

adjective as in asleep

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Raise your sleeping platform a few inches and utilize that space.

We called her up and got her dos and don’ts for those who want to try their hand at sleeping-pad repair—turning this skeptic into a glue believer.

Deep down, I have always believed that attempting to fix a leaking sleeping pad was a fool’s errand.

These new findings may provide a jumping-off point for sleep researchers to address disordered sleeping habits that can be caused by any number of conditions, including autism spectrum disorder, PTSD, and Alzheimer’s disease, according to Ingiosi.

Throughout the entire trek, he drove the support vehicle that had my sleeping pad and other supplies and met me at every road crossing.

I was told before my first trip that no city in the world offered the dreams you could have sleeping in Havana.

The Amy Pascal Manifesto: Aaron Sorkin Broke, Sleeping with Co-Worker?

As the agents apprehended and detained the man, the dog remained unleashed, and ran down the hill to where Marino was sleeping.

The seven-year-old Detroit girl was sleeping on the couch as her grandmother sat next to her watching television.

The robots can slice through stone and rough out vast blocks of stone while the artisans are sleeping.

The reveillée of the sleeping Mexicans was the discharge of our two field-pieces loaded with canister.

In truth, it was so intently engaged with a sleeping seal that it had not observed the approach of the sledge.

There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.

I have fed and slept at inns, living on the worst of fares and sleeping on the hardest, and hardly the cleanest, of beds.

Some of them, more imaginative, declared that Mrs. Charmington was even a sleeping partner in the saponaceous firm.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sleeping, such as: unconscious, conked, crashed, dozing, dreaming, and napping.

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