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  • 1 Drowse — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Drowse» Canción de Queen Álbum A Day at the Races Publicación 1976 …

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  • 2 Drowse — Drowse, n. A slight or imperfect sleep; a doze. [1913 Webster] But smiled on in a drowse of ecstasy. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Drowse — (drouz), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drowsed} (drouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drowsing}.] [AS. dr[=u]sian, dr[=u]san, to sink, become slow or inactive; cf. OD. droosen to be sleepy, fall asleep, LG. dr[=u]sen, druusken, to slumber, fall down with a noise;… …

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  • 4 Drowse — Drowse, v. t. To make heavy with sleepiness or imperfect sleep; to make dull or stupid. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 drowse — [drauz] v [I] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: drowsy] to be in a light sleep or to feel as though you are almost asleep ▪ I was drowsing in front of the television when you called …

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  • 6 drowse — [ drauz ] verb intransitive to be in a light sleep or to feel that you are going to sleep …

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  • 7 drowse — 1570s, probably a back formation from DROWSY (Cf. drowsy). O.E. had a similar word, but there is a 600 year gap …

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  • 8 drowse — doze, snooze, *sleep, slumber, nap, catnap …

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  • 9 drowse — [drouz] vi. drowsed, drowsing [< OE drusian, to become sluggish < base of dreosan, to drip: see DREARY] to sleep lightly; be half asleep; doze vt. 1. Rare to make sleepy or sluggish 2. to spend (time) in drowsing n. the act or an instance… …

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  • 10 Drowse — Queen – A Day at the Races Veröffentlichung 18. Dezember 1976 Label EMI / Hollywood Records Format(e) LP, Cassette; CD Genre(s) Rock …

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  • 11 drowse — UK [draʊz] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms drowse : present tense I/you/we/they drowse he/she/it drowses present participle drowsing past tense drowsed past participle drowsed to be in a light sleep, or to feel that you are going to sleep …

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  • 12 drowse — [[t]dra͟ʊz[/t]] drowses, drowsing, drowsed VERB If you drowse, you are almost asleep or just asleep. Nina drowsed for a while …

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  • 13 drowse — v 1. be in a trance or daze, walk around half asleep; drag oneself around, be sluggish or listless; languish, droop, flag. 2.Often drowse away doze, nap, catnap, nod off, drop off, take a siesta, Inf. snooze, Inf. catch forty winks; sleep,… …

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  • 14 drowse — I. verb (drowsed; drowsing) Etymology: probably akin to Gothic driusan to fall more at dreary Date: 1573 intransitive verb 1. to be inactive 2. to fall into a light slumber transitive verb 1. to make drowsy or inactive …

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  • 15 drowse — /drowz/, v., drowsed, drowsing, n. v.i. 1. to be sleepy or half asleep. 2. to be dull or sluggish. v.t. 3. to pass or spend (time) in drowsing (often fol. by away): He drowsed away the morning. 4. to make sleepy. n. 5. a sleepy condition; state… …

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  • 16 drowse — 1. noun the state of being sleepy and inactive 2. verb a) to be sleepy and inactive b) to nod off; to fall asleep …

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  • 17 drowse — Synonyms and related words: beauty sleep, beddy bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye bye, dorm, doze, dreamland, fitful sleep, hibernation, land of Nod, light sleep, nap, oversleep, repose, saw logs, saw wood, shut eye, silken repose, sleep, sleep… …

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  • 18 drowse — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. doze, nap, nod, snooze; see sleep …

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  • 19 drowse — draÊŠz n. nap, doze, sleepiness v. nap, doze, be sleepy …

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  • 20 drowse — dowser …

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