verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of slumber
OTHER WORDS FROM slumberslum·ber·er, nounslum·ber·less, adjectiveun·slum·ber·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for slumber
Decreased body temperature is associated with deeper slumber.
Two, it prevents you from slipping into an extended slumber.
With your mobile laid somewhere on your mattress, these apps interpret data about the movements and noises you make while you’re sleeping to assess the quality of your slumber, so you can make changes if you find you’re not getting enough.
To assess how restful your sleep is, your phone uses its built-in accelerometer, then runs algorithms and statistical analysis to split your slumber up into deep and light periods.
The app is one of the most comprehensive in terms of analyzing your sleep patterns and making suggestions about how to improve your slumber.
The Rockaways have long been one of the great slumbering secrets of New York City.Bloomberg, Cuomo Should Revitalize the Rockaways After Hurricane Sandy|John Avlon|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In this sense, the 2012 election is the future versus the past, and it brings out barely slumbering tensions and resentments.Presidential Election Likely to Come Down to the Future vs. the Past|John Avlon|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Beds, in those days, were warmed with copper warming pans, and nightcaps adorned the slumbering heads of both sexes.
The present crisis had stirred a thousand feelings and associations, in Hadria, which had long been slumbering.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Ere long, the individuals composing the caravan were slumbering, with the exception of two, the Captain and the guide.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
But she laughs in her night-cap when you have fallen asleep, and hurls imprecations upon your slumbering body.
She is tender and gay, too, this young lady who reawakens all your better feelings, who rekindles your slumbering desires.