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Slumbrous

adjective
1.
Quiet and tranquil.  Synonym: slumberous.
2.
Inclined to or marked by drowsiness.  Synonyms: slumberous, slumbery, somnolent.  "'slumbery' is archaic" , "The sound had a somnolent effect"






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"Slumbrous" Quotes from Famous Books



... Night, the charming Night! From the fountain side in the myrtle shade, All softly creep on the slumbrous air The waking notes of the serenade; While bright eyes shine 'mid the lattice-vines, And white arms droop o'er the sculptured sills, And accents fall to the knights below, Like the babblings soft of mountain rills. Love in their eyes, Love in their sighs, Love in the ...
— An Anthology of Australian Verse • Bertram Stevens

... the terrace, and paused there for a moment to draw breath after his climb, at the same time throwing a glance across the blue waters of the roadstead towards Garrison Hill and the white buildings upon it slumbrous in the autumn haze. The glance threatened mischief to that unconscious fortress and a sharp nod of the head ...
— Major Vigoureux • A. T. Quiller-Couch

... as fresh as a half-opened flower, affording the only contrast to that puzzling radiance. Her unusual effect was due as much perhaps to the color of her eyes as to her hair and skin, for while they were really of a greenish hazel they held the fires of an opal in their depths. They were Oriental, slumbrous, meditative, and the black pupils were of an exaggerated size. Her brows were dark and met above a ...
— The Net • Rex Beach



Words linked to "Slumbrous" :   slumbery, relaxing, restful, somnolent, reposeful, slumber, asleep



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