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  1. lean on, rest on, lean againstverb

    rest on for support

    "you can lean on me if you get tired"

    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?"

    repose on, build on, lean against, build upon, lean on

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  1. Tony Cox:

    EPA makes clear that its conclusions rest on assumptions that are convenient but not accurate, they have not quantified the uncertainties involved. What the [ NERA experts ] have done is begin answering that question.

  2. Shehu Sani:

    The moral justification of a democratic mandate rest on the fulfillment of its promises and essence.

  3. Peter Ubertaccio:

    He understands what it means to be a Kennedy. But he does n’t rest on that name. He works hard to develop his [ personal ] reputation.

  4. Pastor Winter:

    We can’t rest on our laurels anymore, there are forces in our world now that are challenging the church’s ability to minister. There are forces out there trying to stop us — not just in our community, but in other communities as well.

  5. 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!

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