posture

Part of speech: verb

To place in or assume a posture.

Part of speech: noun

The position of the parts of the body.

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Usage examples "posture":

  1. I scrambled to a sitting posture. - "The Other Side of the Door", Lucia Chamberlain.
  2. Never since he was a boy had the captain jumped so sharply from a sitting posture to his legs. - "Philosopher Jack", R.M. Ballantyne.
  3. England may be a land of heroic hearts, but it is not, properly, a land of heroic figures, or heroic posture- making. - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.