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Snooze vs. Alarm

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Snoozeverb

(intransitive) To sleep, especially briefly; to nap, doze.

‘The boss caught him snoozing at his desk.’;

Alarmnoun

A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy.

‘Arming to answer in a night alarm. --Shakespeare.’;

Snoozeverb

(transitive) To pause; to postpone for a short while.

Alarmnoun

Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger.

‘Sound an alarm in my holy mountain. --Joel ii. 1.’;

Snoozenoun

A brief period of sleep; a nap.

‘The cat enjoys taking a snooze on a sunny windowsill.’;

Alarmnoun

A sudden attack; disturbance.

Snoozenoun

(informal) The snooze button on an alarm clock.

Alarmnoun

Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.

‘Alarm and resentment spread throughout the camp. --Thomas Babington Macaulay.’;

Snoozenoun

(informal) Something boring.

‘The whole movie was a snooze.’;

Alarmnoun

A mechanical device for awaking people, or rousing their attention.

‘The clockradio is a friendlier version of the cold alarm by the bedside’;

Snoozenoun

A short sleep; a nap.

Alarmnoun

An instance of an alarm ringing, beeping or clanging, to give a noise signal at a certain time.

‘You should set the alarm on your watch to go off at seven o'clock.’;

Snoozeverb

To doze; to drowse; to take a short nap; to slumber.

Alarmverb

(transitive) To call to arms for defense

Snoozenoun

a short sleep (usually not in bed)

Alarmverb

(transitive) To give (someone) notice of approaching danger

Snoozeverb

sleep lightly or for a short period of time

Alarmverb

(transitive) To rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert.

Alarmverb

(transitive) To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.

Alarmverb

(transitive) To keep in excitement; to disturb.

Alarmnoun

A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy.

‘Arming to answer in a night alarm.’;

Alarmnoun

Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger.

‘Sound an alarm in my holy mountain.’;

Alarmnoun

A sudden attack; disturbance; broil.

‘Thy palace fill with insults and alarms.’;

Alarmnoun

Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.

‘Alarm and resentment spread throughout the camp.’;

Alarmnoun

A mechanical contrivance for awaking persons from sleep, or rousing their attention; an alarum.

Alarmverb

To call to arms for defense; to give notice to (any one) of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert.

Alarmverb

To keep in excitement; to disturb.

Alarmverb

To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.

‘Alarmed by rumors of military preparation.’;

Alarmnoun

fear resulting from the awareness of danger

Alarmnoun

a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event

Alarmnoun

an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger

Alarmnoun

a clock that wakes sleeper at preset time

Alarmverb

fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised;

‘I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview’; ‘The news of the executions horrified us’;

Alarmverb

warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness;

‘The empty house alarmed him’; ‘We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries’;

Alarmnoun

an anxious awareness of danger

‘some experts view the plan with alarm’; ‘the boat tilted and the boatmen cried out in alarm’;

Alarmnoun

a warning of danger

‘I hammered on several doors to raise the alarm’; ‘Oliver smelled smoke and gave the alarm’;

Alarmnoun

a warning sound or device

‘they disabled the alarm and used a glass cutter to get in’;

Alarmnoun

an alarm clock

‘I set my alarm for 6:30’;

Alarmverb

make (someone) feel frightened, disturbed, or in danger

‘the government was alarmed by an outbreak of unrest’;

Alarmverb

be fitted or protected with an alarm

‘this door is locked and alarmed between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m’;

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