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 for Reposed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Repose \Re*pose"\ (r[-e]*p[=o]z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reposed
     (-p?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reposing.] [F. reposer; L. pref.
     re- re- + pausare to pause. See Pause, Pose, v.]
     1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to
        deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit. [Obs.]
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              But these thy fortunes let us straight repose
              In this divine cave's bosom.          --Chapman.
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              Pebbles reposed in those cliffs amongst the earth .
              . . are left behind.                  --Woodward.
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     2. To lay at rest; to cause to be calm or quiet; to compose;
        to rest, -- often reflexive; as, to repose one's self on a
        couch.
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              All being settled and reposed, the lord archbishop
              did present his majesty to the lords and commons.
                                                    --Fuller.
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              After the toil of battle to repose
              Your wearied virtue.                  --Milton.
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     3. To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust.
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              The king reposeth all his confidence in thee.
                                                    --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reposed \Re*posed"\ (r[-e]*p[=o]zd"), a.
     Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. --Bacon. -- Re*pos"ed*ly
     (r[-e]*p[=o]z"[e^]d*l[y^]), adv. -- Re*pos"ed*ness, n.
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