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sleep

Part of speech: Noun

A temporary, normal suspension of consciousness and will, occurring at regular intervals; slumber; rest; figuratively, death.

Part of speech: Verb

To take rest in sleep; be motionless or inactive; be dead.

Part of speech: Verb

To make go away by sleep; as, he slept away his pain; to make pass through sleep; as, she slept the day away; to shake off through sleep; as, he slept off the evil effects of the poison.

Part of speech: Past tense

Slept.

Part of speech: Past participle

Sleeping.

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