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verb as in be disposed

verb as in count, depend on

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Freed from her guitar, but wearing counterintuitive pumps, she leaned back like a trapeze artist.

My partner got in the “tub” first and I leaned back on her so she could give me the old reacharound.

He pressed a hollow shell casing into my palm and leaned towards my ear, “I PICKED IT UP FROM THE BEDROOM!”

Jimbo and I sat next to each other, Indian style, and leaned against the stack of black Hefty bags and electronics.

An older and firmly round fellow with a trim beard leaned his head back and fought off tears.

When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.

The Seneschal leaned back, and was concerned to feel his pulses throbbing a shade too quickly.

The baron turned full upon him, and leaned his shoulders against the iron door of the recess.

And Tony leaned over as he talked, bringing their lips within whispering distance.

He leaned against that same stone column, thinking, searching in his mind, feeling acutely.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leaned, such as: incline, veer, drift, nod, tilt, and recline.

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