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“No one wants to sit next to a piece of concrete,” said Shallal, who hopes the new setup will encourage more people to travel to the neighborhood and even open businesses there.

There should not be 90-year-olds sitting around wondering if anyone’s going to remember they exist and give them a vaccine.

The Washington Wizards will soldier on without their leading scorer for the second time this season when Bradley Beal sits out Friday’s game against the Knicks for rest.

My son sat alone in the classroom this week, surrounded by empty desks in a silent formation.

I’ve been stuck in hospitals and in my house, and now I’m just sitting out here in the sun.

I watch every episode alone on my couch and I just sit there and laugh, and laugh.

Inside the guild, men in caps and long gowns sit in twos, weaving together in small rooms.

The detectives are still at it, seeking to account for a period of time when Brinsley may well have paused to sit somewhere.

DeCrow would come to lead a movement against this practice, suing the Hotel Syracuse in 1969 and calling for protests and sit-ins.

It is very difficult to sit by helplessly while a friend is imprisoned for a crime that is too implausible to comprehend.

You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.

Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.

Since Henry Hawk could sit in a great elm far up the road and see himp.

Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.

The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.

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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sit, such as: be seated, give feet a rest, grab a chair, have a place, have a seat, and hunker.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.