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repose -- as in: repose on the sofa
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Dune
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  • The Fremen escort Kynes had left in the shade of the administration building leaped up from their squatting repose, muttering in open agitation.
  • She had that Bene Gesserit serene repose about her that the young man found subtly disturbing.
  • Brown repose — and The tragedy In all of those Cranks!
  • Chani stood over him now, looking down on the soft beard of youth that framed his face, tracing with her eyes the high browline, the strong nose, the shuttered eyes — the features so peaceful in this rigid repose.
  • ") One of the songs, "Brown Repose," has undergone periodic revival and is popular even today: "Consider leis.

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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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