English to Afrikaans Meaning :: drowse

Drowse :
- gesufdrowseddrowsesdrowsing

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Noun(1) a light fitful sleep
Verb(1) sleep lightly or for a short period of time(2) be on the verge of sleeping

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(1) That glow was almost too calming, for the visitors were lulled into a drowse , then as they sank downwards, a peaceful sleep.(2) Incredibly, this stable, rural world still exists two hours south of Paris in the village of St. Brancher, where small farms lie on the hillsides, and cows drowse and forage.(3) let not your prudence drowse(4) I suppose you can drowse if you want, but don't move.(5) I shook him, until he started to awaken out of his drowse .(6) It just wagged its tail at her and lay down in a patch of sunshine to drowse .(7) he was beginning to drowse in his chair(8) A heavy or starchy lunch can also cause you to drowse in the afternoon.(9) she awoke from a light drowse(10) And would you learn the spells that drowse my soul?(11) I fumbled around for soap, found it, and began washing my arms, eyes half closed as I drowsed in the warmth.(12) The very first inning in the field, while I was safely drowsing in left field, fending off the midges, a long drive sailed over my head, heading for the outfield fence.(13) Bemused, she observed that even the horses drowsed quite steadily.(14) Several weeks after the sculptor finished his statue of Aphrodite drowsing , he sent a messenger to the model asking her to come and visit his hut again.(15) He stood drowsing on one side of the fire, and she slept on the other.(16) While drowsing at his desk that evening over what one imagines to be a well-worn copy of Plato's Dialogues, he falls into a strange dream for which the famous parable of the cave provides the indifferent material.
Related Words
1. doze ::
2. light sleep ::
lig slaap
3. nap ::
4. catnap ::
5. rest ::
6. siesta ::
7. snooze ::
8. forty winks ::
veertig winks
9. shut-eye ::
10. doze ::
11. nap ::
12. catnap ::
13. rest ::
14. snooze ::
15. get forty winks ::
kry veertig winks
16. get some shut-eye ::
kry 'n paar shut-oog
Different Forms
drowse, drowsed, drowses, drowsing
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