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Main Entry: 1re·pose
Pronunciation: ri-primarystresspomacrz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): re·posed; re·pos·ing
Etymology: Middle English reposen "to lay at rest," from early French reposer (same meaning), from Latin repausare (same meaning), from earlier re- "back, again" and pausare "to stop," from Latin pausa "a pause" --related to PAUSE
1 : to lay at rest <reposed her head on a cushion>
2 : to lie at rest <reposing on the couch>

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