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drowse

noun

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  1. a short sleep was just falling into a drowse when you called Synonyms catnap, doze, {h,1}nap, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, snooze, winkRelated Words repose, rest; slumber; bed


drowse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of drowse

  1. to sleep lightly or briefly picnickers drowsing in the shade of an oak tree Synonyms catnap, doze, nap, kip [British], slumber, snoozeRelated Words relax, repose, rest; couch, lay, lie, roost; lullNear Antonyms arise, arouse, awake, awaken, get up, rise, rouse, uprise, wake (up), waken


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