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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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Robert Thornton was swiftest, shaking the grogginess out of his eyes, seeing Zilcash struggling on the ground and immediately moving across and sitting on his head.
In my post-anaesthesia grogginess, tears plopped onto my icepack.
It will also have the added benefit that if either of the guys has the misfortune of having a cold, or worse still flu, whilst out on the open sea, then there will be nothing better to relieve the grogginess than a Hot Toddy or two.
Coffee is particularly effective in reducing sleep inertia, the feeling of grogginess and intellectual impairment that many individuals experience immediately after awakening.
But the effects can wear off after some months, and these drugs have side effects such as grogginess and dry mouth.
Avoid over-the-counter "sleep aids," which cause grogginess not actual sleep.
In contrast, being awakened during slow-wave sleep may lead to sleep inertia--a feeling of grogginess, disorientation, and cognitive impairment that leaves us performing worse than before we took the nap.
But three overs before the end Croft returned to the middle after having treatment for his bang on the head, and there was no hint of grogginess on his part as he struck with his 11th ball to bowl Wood.
He napped in the car, then in the players' lounge, shook off the grogginess in time for tipoff.
It is unique among sleep therapies in that it offers the versatility of taking it at bedtime or later after the patient has tried to fall asleep -- without next day grogginess.
In my grogginess, there was no mistaking his tone: At 74, Vassar Miller's seemingly endless life had been eclipsed by a final silence.
Moon shook his head to clear the grogginess but the realising of victory quickly returned.
Side-effects: headaches, high blood pressure, hypertension, lethargy, stomach problems, facial puffiness, ankle swelling, grogginess, weakness of breath.
An employee on medication for a psychiatric disability may experience grogginess or lack of concentration in the morning.