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somnolent - vocabulary

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Tending to produce sleep; drowsy, sleepy.

Gringoire, stunned by his fall, lay prone upon the pavement in front of the image of Our Lady at the corner of the street. By slow degrees his senses returned, but for some moments he lay in a kind of half-somnolent state—not without its charms—in which the airy figures of the gipsy and her goat mingled strangely with the weight of Quasimodo’s fist. This condition, however, was of short duration.

—Victor Hugo Notre Dame de Paris (1831)

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