[ UK /dɹˈa‍ʊz/ ]
NOUN
  1. a light fitful sleep
VERB
  1. sleep lightly or for a short period of time
  2. be on the verge of sleeping
    The students were drowsing in the 8 AM class
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How To Use drowse In A Sentence

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  • They drowse in the church, flap hands, clap hymns, and praise his name, his game of shame, his sins. posted by Hal Duncan | 3: 08 AM Archive 2009-07-01
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  • He said it often, and often he drowsed in the big smooth-running machine. BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN
  • I shook him, until he started to awaken out of his drowse.
  • Sunday, just when sit in that person of in front of to be when drowse , the priest decides to want to teach him well, let him do not sleep when preach again.
  • The shabby redbrick facades of Het Straatje, or the little street, drowse like its denizens in the midsummer heat.
  • Out of those nine hours, after I was in bed and ere my eyes drowsed shut, I managed to steal a little time for reading. Chapter 7
  • At times, when the warm sun was coming in through the window, he'd drowse off, taking every chance at sleep like the soldier he was. A TIME OF WAR
  • He drowsed off,but then woke up abruptly,as though someone had called his name.
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