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Noun
The state of being calm and composed
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“It is not the social disaster which we hark back to, but the emotive response - the existential repose and quietude with which men confronted their impending doom.”
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A state of rest, sleep, or tranquillity
“The work captures O'Hara in repose yet with the suggestion that he would be ready at an instant to bounce into action.”
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The state, act, or fact of being calm and composed
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“Such a depth of repose in so young a man.”
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The quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered
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Skill and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues
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Lie down in rest
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“How sweetly he would repose in the four-poster bed.”
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Be situated or kept in a particular place
“Literally in a backwater not far from The Hague, Delft reposes among the clefts made through the sleepy Dutch fields by the delta of the Rhine.”
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Lay something to rest in or on
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“I'll go to him, and repose our distresses on his friendly bosom.”
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To go to sleep, or fall asleep
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To place for support or steadying
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Be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something
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To be fixed or permanently incorporated with something
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To sit or come to rest in a comfortable position
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Be in or move into a sloping position
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Inactive
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