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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); A disposition free from stress or emotion; The absence of mental stress or anxiety; v. - Put or confide something in a person or thing.

Usage examples (36)
  • Took his repose by the swimming pool
  • The long list of occupations which you call 'repose' is enough to wear out any constitution, even one which is so admirably knit as yours.
  • Kennedy to lie in repose in Boston, be buried at Arlington
  • Kennedy's body will lie in repose through Friday at the library. for more
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