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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of repose.
  • adj. calm and tranquil; at rest

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exhibiting repose; calm; settled.


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  • She pursued, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that Gharib, after giving robes of honour to the citizens of Cufa and com mending the Ryots to their care, went out on a day of the days to hunt, with an hundred horse, and fared on till he came to a Wady, abounding in trees and fruits and rich in rills and birds It was a pasturing-place for roes and gazelles, to the spirit a delight whose scents reposed from the langour of fight.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The broadsword reposed calmly on a desk under the nose of a properly impressed young person named Stokes, cashier.

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  • When the FDIC acquires a failed bank, it often makes assets such as reposed properties and some mortgage notes available for sale.

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  • Union Club, where, for another hour, they gravely discussed the future of Young Dick Forrest and pledged themselves anew to the faith reposed in them by Lucky


  • Not in him, but in me were reposed the sealed orders.


  • He started and half reached for an open drawer where must have reposed a revolver, then bethought himself and growled, 'This is no bank.'

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  • He was reading a book, sober and leather-bound, while on his finely moulded, intellectual head reposed a black skull-cap.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • Beginning where they had left off, drilling and climbing for a week, he had at last set foot upon that awful summit and gazed down into the depths where Mirror Lake reposed, nearly a mile beneath.


  • The two boys were blind, also, to the manifold glories of Mirror Lake which reposed at their very feet.


  • It had been done before, to Oppenheimer, and he had paid dearly for the confidence he reposed in Warden Atherton's tool.

    Chapter 5


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