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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.
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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.
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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.
EVERYTHING I LEARNED IN MY QUEST FOR A BETTER WORK-FROM-HOME CHAIRPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 29, 2020TIME
Round the three walls is a raised daīs called "lewan," covered with rugs or mattresses, on which the guests recline.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: EGYPTR. TALBOT KELLY
To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Passengers will please recline in their bunks and fasten the retaining straps before the steward arrives.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
I asked him to cause her to pass out of her ecstacy, and recline on the bed.
JOURNAL IN FRANCE IN 1845 AND 1848 WITH LETTERS FROM ITALY IN 1847T. W. (THOMAS WILLIAM) ALLIES
Bruce and Emmie had the railway carriage to themselves, and the invalid was thus able to recline as on a couch.
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
In conducting the auscultation the female must recline, and keep as still as possible, breathing low.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The couches on which the bathers recline would carry infection, according to the notions of the Europeans.
EOTHENA. W. KINGLAKE
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WORDS RELATED TO RECLINE

  • bummed
  • dangled
  • dawdled
  • drooped
  • dropped
  • flapped
  • flopped
  • goof off
  • hung
  • hung loose
  • idled
  • lazed
  • leaned
  • loafed
  • loitered
  • lounged
  • reclined
  • relaxed
  • rested
  • sagged
  • slouched
  • slumped
  • sprawled
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