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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recompose.


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  • She recomposes herself, but starts biting her nails.

    The Deli Worker

  • PFC Brandon Keith Bobb's cousin Ashley Bobb recomposes during the funeral service at the Church of Christ.

    PFC Brandon Keith Bobb

  • PFC Brandon Keith Bobb's cousin Ashley Bobb recomposes during the funeral service at the Church of Christ.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • He decomposes and recomposes the reality synthetically in schizoid poems whose final meaning is almost undetectable, the poetic energy having been sucked away by the process of cutting and pasting incongruent bits of the world, in colourful collages.


  • But of course, he recomposes himself and reverts back to the Bukowski we are all familiar with by saying, “Shit, I read you the wrong poem.”

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • Looked at again and again half consciously by a mind thinking of something else, any object mixes itself so profoundly with the stuff of thought that it loses its actual form and recomposes itself a little differently in an ideal shape which haunts the brain when we least expect it.

    A Haunted House, and other short stories

  • And as art exactly recomposes life, an atmosphere of poetry surrounds those truths within ourselves to which we attain, the sweetness of a mystery which is but the twilight through which we have passed.

    Time Regained

  • The eye recomposes what the brush has dissociated, and one finds oneself perplexed at all the science, all the secret order which has presided over this accumulation of spots which seem projected in a furious shower.

    The French Impressionists (1860-1900)

  • Hodson, anticipating Broadbent's return, throws off the politician and recomposes himself as a valet.

    John Bull's Other Island

  • That restful happiness which the beautiful landscape or the harmonious life relation can furnish us in blessed instants of our struggling life is secured as a joy forever when the painter or the sculptor, the dramatist or the poet, the composer or the photoplaywright, recomposes nature and life and shows us a unity which does not lead beyond itself but is in itself perfectly harmonious.

    The Photoplay A Psychological Study


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