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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 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.
Linton spent his days and nights there, a sleepless guardian; and - a circumstance concealed from all but me - Heathcliff spent his nights, at least, outside, equally a stranger to repose.
Foreigners, as well as the citizens of America, could then reasonably repose confidence in its engagements; but to depend upon a government that must itself depend upon thirteen other governments for the means of fulfilling its contracts, when once its situation is clearly understood, would require a degree of credulity not often to be met with in the pecuniary transactions of mankind, and little reconcilable with the usual sharp-sightedness of avarice.
There is no steady unretracing progress in this life; we do not advance through fixed gradations, and at the last one pause: --through infancy's unconscious spell, boyhood's thoughtless faith, adolescence' doubt (the common doom), then scepticism, then disbelief, resting at last in manhood's pondering repose of If.
Dawson's Landing had a week of repose now, and it needed it.
A bill now before lawmakers would reduce the construction statute of reposes deadline from years to six.