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slumber

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslumberslum‧ber1 /ˈslʌmbə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive] literary 🔊 🔊 SLEEPto sleep→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slumberA last drink of coffee was had, and the flat settled down to slumber.He had a legendary ability to learn while slumbering.Jaq wished that he himself could slumber.Everyone was slumbering but us three.We slumber in gases: a red glow at the heart of every bed.On the floor slumbered other boxes crammed with more files.Coleridge wrote the line 'My cradled infant slumbers peacefully' after the death of his son.Evermore he slumbers, Tossing not nor turning, Endymion the shepherd.
slumberslumber2 noun [singular, uncountable] (also slumbers [plural]) literary 🔊 🔊 SLEEPsleep 🔊 He passed into a deep slumber.
Examples from the Corpus
slumberAnd between the shores of waking and slumber lay sharp reefs of nightmare.Encased in iron lungs, tortured victims vainly chased slumber through long, fitful nights.The sounds of communal slumber murmured and sighed through the cloth walls.He had fallen into a deep slumber by the fire.The giants awoke from their enchanted slumber.Harriet slept so soundly that even her stentorian snoring did not disrupt her slumber.One by one, they drifted into slumber, becoming ever more difficult to rouse.She lay down and a sweet slumber came.They were awoken from their slumber by a knock at the door.
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Verb table
slumber
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslumber
he, she, itslumbers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslumbered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slumbered
he, she, ithas slumbered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slumbered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slumber
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slumbered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slumbering
he, she, itis slumbering
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you, we, theyare slumbering
Past
I, he, she, itwas slumbering
you, we, theywere slumbering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slumbering
he, she, ithas been slumbering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slumbering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slumbering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slumbering
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