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Related to reposes: for the most part, in favor of, set out
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Synonyms for repose

Synonyms for repose

freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain

to be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

to have an inherent basis

Synonyms for repose

freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

a disposition free from stress or emotion

put or confide something in a person or thing

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be inherent or innate in

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lie when dead

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lean in a comfortable resting position

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to put something (eg trust) in something

References in classic literature ?
Such repose, however, appears not to have suited his disposition; for in the following year he went to England, and thence was despatched to France on public business.
The comte fell asleep, but his disturbed slumber resembled torture rather than repose.
A long silence ensued, which gave, for a moment, repose to the troubled imagination of Athos; and as he felt that that which he saw was not terminated, he applied more attentively the eyes of his understanding on the strange spectacle which his imagination had presented.
Fatigued, therefore, with having traversed seas and continents, he sought repose under one of the tents sheltered behind a rock, on the top of which floated the white
As for Partridge, he had fallen into a profound repose just as the stranger had finished his story; for his curiosity was satisfied, and the subsequent discourse was not forcible enough in its operation to conjure down the charms of sleep.
Such words, you may imagine, strongly excited my curiosity; but the paroxysm of grief that had seized the stranger overcame his weakened powers, and many hours of repose and tranquil conversation were necessary to restore his composure.
I wait but for one event, and then I shall repose in peace.
Fetter his lower limbs, and leave him to repose in this bed of herbage.
When Asinus was thus secured, and as his master believed secreted, the whole party proceeded to find some place where they might rest themselves, during the time required for the repose of the animal.
Middleton himself was not sorry to repose, nor did the vigorous and high-spirited Paul hesitate to confess that he should be all the better for a little rest.
The exhausted females, after receiving some light refreshments from the provident stores of Paul and the old man, now sought their repose, leaving their more stout companions at liberty to provide for their own necessities.