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sleepwalk

(slēp′wôk′)
intr.v. sleep·walked, sleep·walking, sleep·walks
To walk or perform other motor acts while asleep; somnambulate.

sleep′walk′er n.
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An awakening in stage 2 sleep can push the sleepwalker into a deeper level of stage 4 sleep, avoiding a sleepwalking episode.
Most of the time sleepwalkers will stay in their bedrooms, foraging in drawers or closets for a few minutes.
A neighbour's dog was disturbed by the noise and woke his owner who saw the sleepwalker bleeding in a crumpled heap on the concrete path.
The eyes of a sleepwalker are open, but they just stare blankly.
The culinary sleepwalker has been in the habit of wandering in dreamworld for 40 years.
The atmosphere was electric as the crushing Boneyards, Sleepwalker, Karma and Home Is For The Heartless elicited brutal pits which stretched right back to the mixing desk.
As luck would have it, a local physician, Dr Garnett Sheldon, was returning from a house call that night, and Chief Inspector Marsh alerted him to the sleepwalker.
Mark had been a life-long sleepwalker and would have had no memory or control over what he did that night, the fresh evidence said.
A TEENAGE sleepwalker broke his foot after plunging from his first floor bedroom window - then went back to bed without waking.
Allegra Kent, the legendary ballerina who was unforgettable as the Sleepwalker, coaches three dancers from Miami City Ballet in tire role.