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sit

(sĭt)
v. sat (săt), sitting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
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I have always thought of the outdoors as being an extension of our lives indoors; a room with one continuous view, this great space where you can do everything from sitting back to taking in the delights of a garden.
With USC's secondary usually sitting back in conservative coverages to avoid getting beat deep, there might not be many big defensive plays this season.
sitting back at his Rice University Institute for Public Policy, looking on with some satisfaction.