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slumber

slum·ber

slumber

 
 
pronunciation:
sluhm br
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: slumbered, slumbering, slumbers
definition 1: to sleep lightly.
The cat slumbered in the sunlight.
synonyms:
doze, nap, snooze
similar words:
rest, sleep
definition 2: to be temporarily without activity.
The sky is blue, the wind is still, and the ocean is slumbering.
similar words:
sleep
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes plural) a state or period of sleep.
Some people need an alarm clock to awaken from slumber.
synonyms:
doze, nap, sleep, snooze