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 Meanings and Examples of REPOSE
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repose
 n.  relaxation; leisure; freedom from worry; peace of mind
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  Immediately after, my senses, overpowered, gave themselves up to sleep, which was yet more swooning than repose.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XI
2  It is but just to add that he had forgotten to include in his calculations the forced repose of Sundays and festival days during nineteen years, which entailed a diminution of about eighty francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
3  He was accustomed not to devote many hours to repose.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
4  One of her teeth projected when her face was in repose.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
5  After some seconds of repose she set out again.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
6  To repose smacked of luxury and respect.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
7  It seemed as though something of the repose of the dead entered into Jean Valjean's tranquillity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VI—BETWEEN FOUR PLANKS
8  Jean Prouvaire was timid only in repose.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
9  In the beginning, the nation asks nothing but repose; it thirsts for but one thing, peace; it has but one ambition, to be small.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
10  At the same time that weary men demand repose, accomplished facts demand guarantees.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
11  Guarantees are the same to facts that repose is to men.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
12  The halt is a word formed of a singular double and almost contradictory sense: a troop on the march, that is to say, movement; a stand, that is to say, repose.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—BADLY SEWED
13  The halt is the restoration of forces; it is repose armed and on the alert; it is the accomplished fact which posts sentinels and holds itself on its guard.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—BADLY SEWED
14  The monks had no longer an instant of repose.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
15  But by degrees she overcame the outbursts of her mad passion; and nervous tremblings which agitated her frame disappeared, and she remained folded within herself like a fatigued serpent in repose.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
Example Sentence:
1  After working hard every day in the busy city, Mike finds his repose on weekends playing golf with friends.
2  The chief manager has always reposed complete faith in his secretary.
3  The picture shows a nude reposing on a couch.