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Definitions of repose:

  • noun:   a disposition free from stress or emotion
  • noun:   freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    Example: "Took his repose by the swimming pool"
  • noun:   the absence of mental stress or anxiety
  • verb:   put or confide something in a person or thing
    Example: "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
  • verb:   to put something (eg trust) in something
    Example: "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
  • verb:   lie when dead
    Example: "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
  • verb:   lean in a comfortable resting position
  • verb:   be inherent or innate in;
  • verb:   put in a horizontal position


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