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Synonyms for drowsing

Verb

1. snooze, drowse, doze, nap, catnap, catch a wink
usage: sleep lightly or for a short period of time
2. drowse, rest
usage: be on the verge of sleeping; "The students were drowsing in the 8 AM class"

Adjective

1. drowsy, drowsing(prenominal), dozy, asleep(predicate) (vs. awake)
usage: half asleep; "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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