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repose -- as in: repose on the sofa
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  • I think he values the very quietness you speak of, and that the repose of his own family circle is all he wants.
  • His mind was fagged, and her happiness sprung from being the friend with whom it could find repose.
  • Her continual disagreements with her mother, her rash squabbles with Tom and Charles, and petulance with Betsey, were at least so distressing to Fanny that, though admitting they were by no means without provocation, she feared the disposition that could push them to such length must be far from amiable, and from affording any repose to herself.
  • "Here’s harmony!" said she; "here’s repose!

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  • She was reposing on the couch
  • Good night, good night! as sweet repose and rest
    Come to thy heart as that within my breast!
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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