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- v. Present participle of drowse.
- n. The condition of being drowsy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. sleeping lightly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. half asleep
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After a disturbed night's rest Burr awoke early and called his drowsing companion.
Something about the powdery pallor, the intelligent brow, the drowsing accent.
No cuckoos in Oberlin -- at least none that I have heard - although I did encounter a skunk who was drowsing under my car in the old shed that doubles as a garage behind my house ... you should have seen me run the other way as he woke up!!!
A bridge, scorched yellow palms from the summer-sleeping house drowsing through August.
Last night, after drinks at Grey and drowsing (drunk and browsing) at the new Elliott Bay book store, I saw a bill of bands at the nearby Healthy Times Fun Club.
Passed out this evening on the couch, but didn't sleep all that long, maybe 90 minutes of broken drowsing.
Again Saxon was drowsing, when the rustling sound was heard, this time closer.
No breath of wind stirred over the drowsing fields, from which arose the calls of quail and the notes of meadowlarks.
Peon soldiers, drowsing in the sun or clustering around the cantinas, stared stupidly at them as they flashed past.
“Oh, nothing,” he added softly, as if he were drowsing;