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groggy

1. mod. tired; in a stupor. (Standard but having a slangy history. From a term for rum as drunk aboard ship, derived from the nickname grog, belonging to Admiral Edward Vernon.) I’m still groggy by ten in the morning.
2. and groggified (ˈgrɔgifɑɪd) mod. alcohol intoxicated. He was too groggified to drive.
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Sunday morning, the sunlight streaming though the curtains of the hotel rooms found many tired faces groggily trying to wipe the sleep from their eyes.
But Richard was knocked down by a left hook in the 11th round and the referee signalled the finish when he groggily got to his feet.
trucks delivering airport construction materials lumbered by as I groggily checked out at the Avis rental office.
They do have some tricky hurdles to negotiate yet, though, including a home encounter with Bolton, and the loss of Clark, who was groggily helped off after trying to continue following an accidental clash with Patrice Evra, did not help matters.
The weary man catching only the last part groggily stands up, only to find that he's the only one standing.
Others groggily read newspapers and books in the glaring July sun.
He raps over them groggily, with the kind of heavy-lidded charisma you expect from a handsome stoner.
April, recovering from knee surgery, groggily answered a request from a reunion website and was rooked into paying $60 because "someone from your past wants to contact you.
Seaman Timmy groggily checks out his weapon and makes his way over to the barge to relieve the Petty Officer of the Watch.
Groggily he bent over, picked up and put on his helmet.
On the morning of the second day, while everyone was groggily eating breakfast, I met the Society's CEO, Joyce Nelson, who had been doing Challenge Walks all over the country.
Former diplomat Boris Stefanovski analyzes for Vreme that with the cancelation of duties for EU countries, our groggily economy will experience another chock from which it is unknown who will recover and how.
I followed groggily and came face to face with the orphaned newborn springbok, who was wobbling about our tiled floor like Bambi on a frozen pond.
He listened groggily to my problem and swung into wide-awake action.