Recumbence
Recumbence Re*cum"bence (r?*k?m"bens), n. The act of leaning, resting, or reclining; the state of being recumbent. [1913 Webster]

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  • recumbence — re·cum·bence …   English syllables

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  • recumbently — See recumbence. * * * …   Universalium

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