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Drowsing

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Adjective

1. dozy, drowsing, drowsy

half asleep

Example Sentences:
'made drowsy by the long ride'
'it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor'
'a tired dozy child'
'the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair'

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Drowsing

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verb
1. 
to be or cause to be sleepy, dull, or sluggish
noun
2. 
the state of being drowsy

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Drowsing

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verb intransitiveWord forms: drowsed or ˈdrowsing
1. 
to sleep lightly; be half asleep; doze
verb transitive
2.  Rare
to make sleepy or sluggish
3. 
to spend (time) in drowsing
noun
4. 
the act or an instance of drowsing; doze

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Drowsing

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v. drowsed, drows·ing, drows·es
v.intr.
To be half-asleep: drowsed in the warm sun.
v.tr.
1. To make drowsy: "drowsed with the fume of poppies" (John Keats).
2. To pass (time) by drowsing.
n.
The condition of being sleepy.

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