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reposed

verb (1)
past tense of repose

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to remain out of sight
  • a little-explored region beneath which vast mineral reserves are said to repose

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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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reposed

verb (2)
past tense of repose

Synonyms & Antonyms of reposed (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Reposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reposed. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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