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somnolence

som nuh luhns

  • n  a very sleepy state

  • In the real world, people overcome their somnolence--at least temporarily--by drinking coffee, taking a walk around the block or chatting with office mates.
  • Typically, the campaigning both pro and conwas conducted with sobriety, even with somnolence.
  • Less known is the fact that Paul's blood contained an abnormally high level of carbon monoxide (CO), enough to provoke somnolence, as well as severe dizziness and loss of balance.
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    I was thinking about getting a waterbed. Is that cool? Will you not get a waterbed without the okay from yours truly? I would love to wield such absolute control over your somnolence, but be warned, asking another man to dictate the style and manufacture of your bed is risky business.
    May 1, 2014 - San Diego Reader

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