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Origin of supine
OTHER WORDS FROM supinesu·pine·ly, adverbsu·pine·ness, nounun·su·pine, adjective
Words nearby supine
Example sentences from the Web for supine
In effect, an overreaching administration and a supine FISC are ginning up a secret constitution.
On closer examination, this is not the hand of a supine victim.The Crime of Kufr Qaddoum: An EmergencyStandWithDavidMonitor Animal Rights Division Expose|Eli Valley|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly the bell rang out, and the supine teamsters, galvanizing into life, jumped to their seats.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
He sat beside her, at once moved and detached from her weakness, gently holding her supine hand.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
They thought he was too supine with his father; that he ought to stand up to him more.The Black Opal|Katharine Susannah Prichard
So supine in defence of the liberties of the state are a people who have not yet obtained liberty for themselves!Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Or they are indifferent and supine, and not to be amused, do what you will.The Girl of the Period and Other Social Essays, Vol. II (of 2)|Eliza Lynn Linton