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verb as in lie down

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There are no vibration functions and it doesn’t recline, but for a simple, lightweight massage chair, this is great for apartments and small spaces.

These large chairs can recline and raise your legs above your chest.

You won’t be folding yourself into your doll-sized coach seat only to have the lady in front of you recline, so that now only one of your lungs can inflate.

I’m not sure what points I’m hitting every time I recline on its stabby array, but with a few minutes of wiggling and microadjustments, I never fail to find something that feels good.

So in order for you to recline to a position that you might want to be in, you will need to essentially either put force into it if you’re a light body type in order to hold yourself in that position.

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The incidents have sparked wide debate about whether passengers should opt to recline at all.

But of course someone always will recline her seat, like the people in the first row, or the woman in front of me, whom I hate.

Round the three walls is a raised daīs called "lewan," covered with rugs or mattresses, on which the guests recline.

To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.

Passengers will please recline in their bunks and fasten the retaining straps before the steward arrives.

I asked him to cause her to pass out of her ecstacy, and recline on the bed.

Bruce and Emmie had the railway carriage to themselves, and the invalid was thus able to recline as on a couch.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recline, such as: loll, lounge, sprawl, stretch out, cant, and heel.

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