Synonyms for SLUMBERING

Usage Examples for SLUMBERING

  1. The very sea seemed slumbering; the waves rolled lazily and noiselessly on the shore, and away on the open deep there seemed to be a dead calm: not a line of foam, not a ripple was visible on the water. - "The Sand-Hills of Jutland" by Hans Christian Andersen
  2. There he lay, slumbering as the seaman slumbers, with no sense of surrounding things. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef" by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. The wintry morning dawned, and found her child still slumbering sweetly, the rosy lips ever so slightly parted, golden- tinted lashes lying on the round pink cheeks. - "The Lovels of Arden" by M. E. Braddon
  4. Nor any sound beside disturbed the dream Of Silence slumbering on the drowsy flowers. - "Songs and Satires" by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. Within she had found the slumbering mulatresse, the drowsy cat, and a glass of milk which reminded her of the milk she had tasted in Iberville. - "The Awakening and Selected Short Stories" by Kate Chopin