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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsupinesu‧pine /ˈsuːpaɪn, ˈsjuː- $ suːˈpaɪn/ adjective formal  1 LIE DOWNlying on your back opp prone in a supine position2 DECIDE#allowing other people to make decisions instead of you, in a way that seems very weak a supine and cowardly press
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supineWires, screens, machines and consoles surrounded the bed where the supine body lay.As he squinted, he saw that the supine figure was glistening.A phone box stood beside a deserted stretch of road - a red oblong rooted in the streaming supine grass.a supine parliamentNeedless to say, most sociologists are reluctant to relax into this supine position - and with good reason.a supine positionThe test was done in both erect and supine positions.Its monstrous supine silhouette was clearly visible on the stairs.
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