Thesaurus / leant

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No one else leant over her, and whispered soothing words to her, or was near enough to hear the flutter of her beating heart.

Dombey and SonCharles Dickens

Her shoulders touched him; sometimes she leant against him with a gentle pressure.

He groaned suddenly and leant forward, supporting his invisible head on invisible hands.

I leant up as one of a tripod of three of us, my face towards the burning city.

Bullets & BilletsBruce Bairnsfather

The silent, hard-faced Hans leant forward and stared up the darkling water, his hand behind his ear.

LysbethH. Rider Haggard

Then he put his arms round me and leant his little round head on my shoulder.

The Boys and IMrs. Molesworth

He lowered it softly and leant far out of the balcony in order to avoid its touching the window pane.

Ballantyne pointed to Nell Lawson, who now stood and leant against a tree for support.

Her harp stood like a rounded bow by her side; and she leant her head against it.

The TourLouis Couperus

The boxes were a sort of gallery, along which stood and leant the gallants and ladies of the Court.

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