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nap1

 
 
pronunciation:
naep
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to sleep briefly, esp. during daylight hours.
 
synonyms:
catnap, doze, snooze
similar words:
crash, drop off, drowse, nod, rest, sleep, slumber
definition 2: to lack alertness, esp. in the face of danger.
The attack caught the enemy troops napping.
synonyms:
sleep
similar words:
drowse, relax, repose, rest
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short interval of sleep, esp. during daylight hours.
synonyms:
catnap, forty winks, nod, siesta, snooze
similar words:
doze, rest, sleep, slumber
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