reposal

reposal

[ri-poh-zuhl]
noun
the act of reposing.

Origin:
1595–1605; repose1 + -al2

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repose1 (rɪˈpəʊz)
 
n
1.  a state of quiet restfulness; peace or tranquillity
2.  dignified calmness of manner; composure
 
vb
3.  to place (oneself or one's body) in a state of quiet relaxation; lie or lay down at rest
4.  (intr) to lie when dead, as in the grave
5.  formal (intr; foll by on, in, etc) to take support (from) or be based (on): your plan reposes on a fallacy
 
[C15: from Old French reposer, from Late Latin repausāre from re- + pausāre to stop; see pause]
 
re'posal1
 
n
 
re'poser1
 
n
 
re'poseful1
 
adj
 
re'posefully1
 
adv
 
re'posefulness1
 
n

repose2 (rɪˈpəʊz)
 
vb
1.  to put (trust or confidence) in a person or thing
2.  to place or put (an object) somewhere
 
[C15: from Latin repōnere to store up, from re- + pōnere to put]
 
re'posal2
 
n

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