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Definition of "reposing" [reposing]

  • Present participle of repose. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reposing" in a sentence
  • "But every day after dinner, for an hour, we were all together, and then the Favourite and the rest of the Royal Hareem competed who should most beguile the leisure of the Serene Haroun reposing from the cares of State – which were generally, as in most affairs of State, of an arithmetical character, the Commander of the Faithful being a fearful boggler at a sum."
  • "Now if he had chosen me, my body would, at this moment, have been concealed behind the sofa, and my class pin reposing in the murderer's pocket."
  • "And these two uses of the expression reposing on its plain meaning, in the first instance signifying, 'I tell you that it is so'; and in the second instance signifying, 'So may it be!' or, 'So we believe it is,' underlie this grand title which God takes to Himself here, 'the God of the Amen,' both His Amen and ours."