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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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When Chelsea doctor Bryan English and his team reached Cech on the pitch, the keeper seemed groggy but not badly hurt after being caught by Hunt's knee.
He's a bit groggy, but he's happy to be out of hospital.
Larsson was still groggy but Celtic manager Martin O'Neill expects to see a further improvement in the condition of his talisman today when he may be given the all-clear to rejoin training.
O'Neal, coming off a groggy, 16-point game at Houston, struggled early but finished with 26 points on 11-for-25 shooting, and scored nine points in the fourth.
Murray remains groggy and nauseated two weeks after the accident, but he is resting comfortably at his home in Faribault, Minn.
Reliving the experience of giving birth to Abigail now four, she said: ``I was quite groggy when I came round and they took me to the baby unit and it was just surreal.
I don't remember the incident and I was groggy for a while but I don't have anything against Wilkinson or the tackle.
When Alvarez awoke after her babies were born, she was groggy and tired.
The migraine tablets my GP gave me made me too groggy.
And despite being a bit groggy after flying to London from the United States overnight on Saturday and then travelling to Glasgow on Sunday, he feels his first day was a success.
The McGuckins left Portugal yesterday and a family friend said: "Soon after drinking sangria, which was bought for them in a restaurant, they both felt sick and groggy.
Lemsip has developed Max Day and Night Cold and Flu Relief capsules to banish groggy gremlins and help people cope better with work.
Michael was caught by a knee and even yesterday he was still feeling a little groggy," said manager Dave Jones.
A GROGGY Serena Williams shrugged off a dizzy spell to move into the last 16 at the French Open yesterday.