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  • adj. comparative form of drowsy: more drowsy


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  • This is the kind we all understand, the kind that means lying around, procrastinating, becoming drowsier and drowsier.

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  • You might ask in your drowsy and getting drowsier state?

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  • They should save more mundane chores, such as filing or reading e-mails, for times when they're drowsier.

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  • Still moving slowly and patiently, frequently wiping rainwater from his protuberant eyes, he tried to pick out one lorqual that looked a little drowsier than the others.

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  • An effect of your last drug, if not reversed, will cause you to get drowsier and drowsier, and fall into a sleep from which you will never awaken.

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  • From then on, he became drowsier and drowsier, although he would occasionally perk up.

    Parasite Rex

  • I was suffering a cold this week and a little drowsier than I'd really like to be when seeing a movie, so both movies have been given an extra 1/2 toad so they don't suffer totally if my own drowsiness was unfair.

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  • All of this inactivity is making me even drowsier. sing - scream clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.

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  • At last the ceaseless ripple of talk ceased, crew and passengers slept on the hot deck, and no sounds were heard but the drowsy flap of the awning, and the drowsier creak of the rudder, as the Kilauea swayed sleepily on the lazy undulations.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Now that her nerves were drowsier, too, she was able, the moment she ceased to suffer, to sink into repose; a tranquil, twilight state, on the borderland between sleeping and waking; and the experiences of a lifetime had numbered no goodlier pleasure than this: the wishless well-being that follows on a vanishing pain.

    Mary Christina


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