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oversleep (Also overslept, oversleeping, oversleeps) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to oversleep

sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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sleepyheaded

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepy.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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nonrapid_eye_movement

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement sleep; orthodox sleep; NREM.

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hibernation

  • noun the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
  • noun cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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dreamer

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    idealist.

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rapid

  • noun a part of a river where the current is very fast
  • adjective satellite done or occurring in a brief period of time
    • a rapid rise through the ranks

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hole_up

  • verb remain secluded or in hiding
    • He is writing his book and is holing up in his study
  • verb score a hole in one

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sleepy-eyed

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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dope_off

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; drop off; nod off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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drop_off

  • verb fall or diminish
    • The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test
  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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nod

  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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catch_some_z's

  • verb be asleep
    slumber; kip; sleep; log Z's.

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dope

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; locoweed.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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drowsing

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsy.
    • 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
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze; drowse.

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practice_bundling

  • verb sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
    bundle.

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live_out

  • verb live out one's life; live to the end
  • verb work in a house where one does not live; he can easily commute from his home"
    sleep out.
    • our cook lives out

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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hibernating

  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up; hibernate.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves

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drowse_off

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drift off; flake out; drop off; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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log_z's

  • verb be asleep
    catch some Z's; slumber; kip; sleep.

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aestivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    estivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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snore

  • noun the rattling noise produced when snoring
  • noun the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
    stertor; snoring.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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paradoxical

  • adjective satellite seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true
    self-contradictory.
    • it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking

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somnolent

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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bundling

  • noun a onetime custom during courtship of unmarried couples occupying the same bed without undressing
  • noun the act of binding something into a bundle

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dreaming

  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dream.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality
  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dream.
    • I had a dream about you last night

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some

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
  • adjective satellite relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away

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asleep

  • adjective in a state of sleep
    • were all asleep when the phone rang
    • fell asleep at the wheel
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; numb.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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nrem_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    nonrapid eye movement; nonrapid eye movement sleep; orthodox sleep; NREM.

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snoring

  • noun the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
    stertor; snore.
  • verb breathe noisily during one's sleep
    snore; saw wood; saw logs.
    • she complained that her husband snores

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catch_a_wink

  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catnap.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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sleep_late

  • verb sleep later than usual or customary
    sleep in.
    • On Sundays, I sleep in

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sleepwalker

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    noctambulist; somnambulist.

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forty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
    XL; 40.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    twoscore; xl; 40.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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drowse

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    doze.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze.

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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nod_off

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; drop off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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noctambulist

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    sleepwalker; somnambulist.

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slumbrous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumberous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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flake

  • noun a crystal of snow
    snowflake.
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; geek; oddball.

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doze

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    drowse.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; drowse.

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paradoxical_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement sleep; rapid eye movement; REM; REM sleep.

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sleep_in

  • verb sleep later than usual or customary
    sleep late.
    • On Sundays, I sleep in
  • verb live in the house where one works
    live in.
    • our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her

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rem

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement sleep; rapid eye movement; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.
  • noun (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays

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sleeping_beauty

  • noun fairy story: princess under an evil spell who could be awakened only by a prince's kiss
  • noun a person who is sleeping soundly

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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fall_asleep

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; drop off; nod off; dope off; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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nrem

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; nonrapid eye movement sleep; orthodox sleep.

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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saw_logs

  • verb breathe noisily during one's sleep
    snore; saw wood.
    • she complained that her husband snores
  • noun log large enough to be sawed into boards
    saw log.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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rem_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement sleep; rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep.

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short_sleep

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; snooze; forty winks.

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beauty_sleep

  • noun sleep before midnight

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estivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    aestivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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aestivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    estivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    estivation.

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flake_out

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; drop off; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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rapid_eye_movement

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement sleep; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.

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nonrapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; orthodox sleep; NREM.

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sleepwalking

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; noctambulation; somnambulism; somnambulation.
  • verb walk in one's sleep
    somnambulate; sleepwalk.

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rip_van_winkle

  • noun a person oblivious to social changes
  • noun a person who sleeps a lot

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forty_winks

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; short sleep; snooze.

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orthodox_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; nonrapid eye movement sleep; NREM.

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nap

  • noun a period of time spent sleeping
    sleep.
    • he felt better after a little sleep
    • there wasn't time for a nap
  • noun a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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sleeper

  • noun a rester who is sleeping
    slumberer.
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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somnambulist

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    sleepwalker; noctambulist.

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slumbery

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    somnolent; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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sleep_out

  • verb work in a house where one does not live; he can easily commute from his home"
    live out.
    • our cook lives out

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saw_wood

  • verb breathe noisily during one's sleep
    snore; saw logs.
    • she complained that her husband snores

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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bundle

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; package.
  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    sheaf.

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snooze

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; short sleep; forty winks.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    doze; drowse.

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drift_off

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; flake out; drop off; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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live_in

  • verb live in the house where one works
    sleep in.
    • our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her

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cat_sleep

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    catnap; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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doze_off

  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; drop off; nod off; dope off; fall asleep.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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rapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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estivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    aestivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    aestivation.

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