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somnolent

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1 desiring or needing sleep
  • trying to teach somnolent students on a very hot day

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“Somnolent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/somnolent. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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