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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 broadsword reposed calmly on a desk under the nose of a properly impressed young person named Stokes, cashier.
When the FDIC acquires a failed bank, it often makes assets such as reposed properties and some mortgage notes available for sale.
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.'
He was reading a book, sober and leather-bound, while on his finely moulded, intellectual head reposed a black skull-cap.
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.