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laying down

adjective as in flat on one's back

adjective as in procumbent

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Laying down several layers, he reasoned, would allow one effectively to print out a small part.

Instead of laying down concrete and asphalt on the ground, the Brusaws hit upon the idea of using pavers.

He's the one who's laying down the law and I do have a much warmer approach.

I think they were just comparing notes and laying down some tracks, as they say in the biz.

Well, the odds are that if you were old enough to be laying down memories at the time, you do.

It was worth the trial, and I despised myself for laying down my arms without a struggle.

“I knows it,” replied Jack Shales, laying down the black brush and taking up the white one.

A steady plodding Englishman will build an house, while a Frenchman is laying down rules for it.

While Pitt was laying down and carrying out plans of victory, the king and Bute were exciting discord between him and Newcastle.

Shame and confusion at once fell on me; and, laying down the paper, I beat an immediate retreat from the apartment.


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From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.