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- v. To recline while still in a seated position, with one's back on the frame of the seat.
- v. To relax, to not exert oneself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. settle into a comfortable sitting position
- v. be inactive or indifferent while something is happening
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Now it's on to Wimbledon, with a re-energized Federer and a revenge-minded Djoko, as well as Andy Murray, who seems too content to simply sit back and play bass.
Get that report issued, hang the case-closed tag on it, and sit back and relax.
And when J.B. got on his slavery hobby-horse, as he always did, Joe would sit back with his lids half-closed, and I would wonder what was going on in that shrewd black mind.
Now sit back in your favorite chair or, better yet, chill in the bed, and be prepared to be tantalized by yet another great read.
Then Dominikus serves tea, a mosquito coil is lit, and they all roll clove cigarettes and sit back to talk.
The news I was providing caused him to sit back on his chair while he air-drummed an imaginary snare with two pencils.
Slowly, ashamedly, I sit back into my chair and lower my head, defeated.
I think Hamel was content to sit back and play the secret part.
To avoid disturbance of their godly placidity he would of cource please sit back and somewhat apart.
Newspaper editors and stay-at-home croakers will sit back in safe places and condemn me.