Sunday, 24 June 2018

Word of the Week - Repose


  • the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep.

  • peace; tranquillity; calm.

  • dignified calmness, as of manner; composure.

  • absence of movement, animation, etc.:
    • When in repose, her face recalls the Mona Lisa.

  • to lie or be at rest, as from work, activity, etc.

  • to lie dead: 
    • His body will repose in the chapel for two days.

  • to be peacefully calm and quiet:The sea reposed under the tropical sun.

  • to lie or rest on something.

  • Archaic. to depend or rely on a person or thing.

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