drowse drowse

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light fitful sleep
  2. (v) sleep lightly or for a short period of time
  3. (v) be on the verge of sleeping

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Usage(s):

  1. Government and farmers alike know they cannot return to the munching, nonmechanical drowse of yesterday's barnyard.
  2. Once ashore, the voyagers were soon far too busy to lose themselves in the drowse of flowers.
  3. The American cast keeps its English accents tidy but not its performances, and Director Alan Schneider lets the first act drowse.

Quotes

  • In a poem, Pushkin describes an autumn visit to the graveyard "where drowse the dead in solemn peace."
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Alexander Pushkin Source: Moscow News

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