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repose

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1 a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself

  • typically the wealthy socialite spends most of the morning in repose, is served lunch, and then embarks on an exhaustive afternoon of shopping
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2 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance

  • enjoyed the repose of a serene summer evening
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3 freedom from activity or labor

  • the doctor ordered a period of repose for the patient recovering from pneumonia
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repose

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1 to remain out of sight

  • a little-explored region beneath which vast mineral reserves are said to repose
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lie low, sit tight

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2 to refrain from labor or exertion

  • reposed in the Caribbean sun, enjoying her break from the world of work
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repose

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to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another

  • the Constitution reposes the power to declare war to Congress, and to that body alone
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