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Sample sentences for the GRE study word recumbent

recumbent can be used as a adj

1.Hypnus is sometimes depicted standing erect with closed eyes at others he is in a recumbent position beside his brother Thanatos, and usually bears a poppy-stalk in his hand. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.Mark, past the recumbent figure, and across the picture by means of the band of light on the ground, to the important group of frightened figures on the right. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
3.When Henry died in , leaving his son heir to the crowns of France and England, a magnificent recumbent statue with head of pure silver was placed in Westminster Abbey to commemorate his victories. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4.It shone by day in the heavens alone, brighter than Venus in the night, and by night it shone over delta in Cassiopeia, the recumbent constellation which is the signature of his initial among the stars. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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