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Synonyms for reposeful

affording physical or mental rest

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Valentine, whom we have in the rapid march of our narrative presented to our readers without formally introducing her, was a tall and graceful girl of nineteen, with bright chestnut hair, deep blue eyes, and that reposeful air of quiet distinction which characterized her mother.
Not sharp and vivid like that of her father, but dim and nebulous was the picture she shaped of her mother--a saint's head in an aureole of sweetness and goodness and meekness, and withal, shot through with a hint of reposeful determination, of will, stubborn and unobtrusive, that in life had expressed itself mainly in resignation.
It's an oasis that offers reposeful tranquillity on one hand, and a comfortable base on the other Au for
It's an oasis that offers reposeful tranquillity on one hand, and a comfortable base on the other - for the visitor to explore some of northern Oman's finest natural and historical monuments.
It's an oasis that offers reposeful tranquillity on one hand, and a comfortable base on the other -- for the visitor to explore some of northern Oman's finest natural and historical monuments.
so is a sense of loss, and occasionally, longing for a dreamy, reposeful, inviting" past, or what Mark Twain called the "Delectable Land" of nostalgic history (14).
Strange though it seems now from this end of life's telescope but there was never anything weird or strange about eating jelly in the shape of a rabbit, a reposeful rabbit at that.
If she could quiet down and keep still a couple of minutes at a time, it would be a reposeful spectacle," he says.
Lady of silences Calm and distressed Torn and most whole Rose of memory Rose of forgetfulness Exhausted and life-giving Worried reposeful (Eliot 1974: 88)
To mark the Dragon's departure and arrival of the Water Snake (a more reposeful serpent, thankfully), Medical Product Outsourcing created a roundup of the year's top financial news/trends and those expected to dominate the industry in 2013.
To mark the Dragon's Departure and arrival of the Water Snake (a more reposeful serpent, thankfully), Orthopedic Design & Technology created a roundup of the year's top financial news/trends and those expected to dominate the industry in 2013.
The play is seen there in the loose fit, near enough did you ever see so, the near breast in sweetest touch of blue just a tint with the brush dare not tremble ask no question retorsed of this being just here is here the nipple absterged in lightest shadow to give suck in natural kind reposeful we are to see just how he saw it his light brush dabbled closer and playful and fiercely erotic, steward of giddy transfixed mouth furniture.
Part of the Kirana gharana that "paid special attention to emotional expressiveness through a specially cultivated accuracy in the placement of svaras, reposeful alap, and systematic badhat in khayal", Joshi was able to transcend the style and evolve his own.
From there to the more reposeful strains of George Gershwin's Lullaby.
39) Eloquently put, Bell's formulation imagines a more reposeful Hawthorne--a shade too late Victorian in his wistfulness and several shades too modern in his ironic distance--than seems warranted by the writing itself, in which an open insistence on law contends with hints of an appalling absence of law.