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adjective as in lying down

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These models are not quite as ergonomic, but they still provide the desired workout effects in a smaller package and even engage more of the upper body than recumbent models thanks to the inclusion of handlebars.

Upright bikes tend to be smaller than recumbent models, even with screens included, which make them a better choice when space is tight.

J is for John McCain, who appears to have sprung back to political life from a semi-recumbent position.

His splendid monument, with recumbent marble effigies of himself and his wife, occupies the east wall of the Hyde Chapel.

Because of its recumbent position, symbolic of General Lee resting on a battlefield cot, this statue is considered most unique.

Behind the altar in this chapel is an internationally famous white marble, recumbent "Figure of Lee" which Valentine created.

Instantly, at the sight of this recumbent figure, another change took place in the entrapped butler.

Lieutenant Overton gave a gasp of dismay as his gaze fell upon the recumbent forms of six of his men, every one of them bound.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recumbent, such as: decumbent, flat, horizontal, level, procumbent, and prostrate.

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