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  1. lean on, rest on, lean againstverb

    rest on for support

    "you can lean on me if you get tired"

    Synonyms:
    repose on, build on, build upon, lean on, lean against

  2. repose on, rest on, build on, build uponverb

    be based on; of theories and claims, for example

    "What's this new evidence based on?"

    Synonyms:
    repose on, build on, lean against, build upon, lean on

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  1. Richard Pryor:

    Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property.

  2. Louise Bogan:

    I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!

  3. Bill Haslam:

    William Turner was among the bravest American heroes to fight for our country in World War II, we are grateful that William Turner will be laid to rest on Tennessee soil and William Turner family will have the closure and certainty of truly knowing his final resting place.

  4. Tommy Thompson:

    It’s hard to explain the number of roadblocks, i don’t rest on my laurels; I’m working all the time here. It’s hard to communicate here.

  5. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    I don't want to be punitive, my gosh, someone who has lost their job, last thing they want to do is -- walk their dog, they're with their kids, they've got cabin fever, and they just want to take a rest on Newport Beach, and all of a sudden, they get a citation. I don't want to see that happen.


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