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drowse

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a short sleep
  • was just falling into a drowse when you called

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drowse

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of drowse (Entry 2 of 2)

to sleep lightly or briefly
  • picnickers drowsing in the shade of an oak tree

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The first known use of drowse was in 1573

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“Drowse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drowse. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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