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drowse

 
pronunciation:
draUz
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: drowsed, drowses, drowsing
definition: to be nearly asleep.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to spend (time) in a half-awake state (often fol. by away).
She drowsed away her lunch break.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the condition of being nearly asleep.