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- not moving; stationary
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- adj. in a state of repose or especially sleep
- adj. dead
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Nims's right hand had lain palm up at rest in front of his face.
The question was set at rest by his fore-thought, disclosed by the arrival of some large packages addressed to her.
Thence, after a little merry discourse of our marrying business, I parted, and by coach to several places, among others to see my Lord Brunkerd, who is not well, but was at rest when I come.
The storm waters passed, and Little Rainbow was at rest in what had been dry plains land only minutes before.
Lou Saumede la Penitenci, that appeared in 1870, set at rest all doubts concerning his deep and sincere patriotism.
So with her heart at rest on that point, Elnora hurried to the bed to find only her last summer's white dress, freshly washed and ironed.
The two girls were bright, cheery lasses in their late 'teens, and I should put your minds at rest at once by stating that I never had carnal designs on either; they weren't my style or passable above half - and you don't fool with the womenfolk of John Brown of Ossawatomie, believe me.
Book of Proverbs, which had been entertained by ancient rabbis who belonged to the School of Shammai, reappeared in the Jewish assembly at Jamnia (about a.d. 100); but these were only theoretical difficulties which could not induce the Jewish leaders of the time to count this book out of the Canon, and which in fact were there and then set at rest for ever.
Statics respect matter generally, in a state of rest, and include Hydrostatics, or the laws of fluids particularly, at rest or in equilibrio.
Dear Cottle, set your heart at rest on that subject.