reclining :

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  • n  the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • v  move the upper body backwards and down
  • v  cause to recline
  • v  lean in a comfortable resting position

  • And his two- and three-part reclining figures, like Reclining Figure: Arch Leg from 1969, with its complicated balance of volume and void, are proof that Moore's gift for forceful .
  • It was presumed that he was reclining en d shabill.
  • They leased, one after another, a series of aging, second-class buses reclining seats, no rest rooms to run people 1,400 miles north to Ciudad Jurez once a week.
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  • Sheldon Whitehouse in RTT News
    It either is or it isn't,Whitehouse said. "Waterboarding is the practice of putting somebody in a reclining position, tying them down, putting cloth over their faces, and then pouring water over them to simulate drowning. Is that...
  • Henry Moore in Boston Globe
    Not far away, in Killian Court, a Moore sculpture called "Three-Piece Reclining Figure, Draped," which had been nicked and scratched and scarred by graffiti over many years, has been getting some serious attention from Clifford Craine of...
  • Adam Burish in Chicago Tribune
    My mom had her seat reclined as far back as it would go, luckily,said Burish. "Her side of the car was smashed like a straight line on top of her. If she hadn't been reclining, she would have been gone. And my sister's compartment was the...

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