Origin of repose1
OTHER WORDS FROM reposere·pos·ed·ly [ri-poh-zid-lee], /rɪˈpoʊ zɪd li/, adverbre·pos·ed·ness, nounre·pos·er, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH reposere-pose, repose
Words nearby repose
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-posere-pose , repose
How to use repose in a sentence
What he charts for us is the landscape of a tortured soul, where every avenue of repose or diversion — the chairs, the swing — is eventually removed, and he is left entirely alone.Akram Khan delivers a powerful indictment of war in ‘Xenos’ at the Kennedy Center|Sarah Kaufman|November 19, 2021|Washington Post
Together, they define a huge chunk of the state, tying together a ragtag bunch of quaint towns, a sneaky-good cold-weather wine region, and a vibe that oscillates between pastoral repose and artistic flair.
For example, the wooden casket lying in repose at the Supreme Court and in state at the Capitol remained firmly shut.In Death, As In Life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Balanced Being American And Jewish|LGBTQ-Editor|September 25, 2020|No Straight News
Now, however, microbiology in particular is discovering that there is no reposing, solid core within us, but rather a lurking void around which life’s dance unfurls.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green|Andreas Weber|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
The other, Sophie Berthelot, was allowed in so she could repose in aeternum next to her spouse, the chemist Marcellin.
And those in the middle mostly plow ahead, refreshed by the repose of spirit or soul so hard to find at the top or the bottom.
This is a still from a 2008 video called "Repose (on the Plinthe)", by Vancouver artist Adad Hannah.
When the action summits, and when the characters are in a state of repose.
Hillary Clinton seemed to be in a rare moment of repose while the Middle East erupted.
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
This is often of great advantage, as the strength of repose is expressed to a great degree in restraint of movement.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?
He was scared from the world by its vices; and sometimes longed to repose his wearied spirit in the grave.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter