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{adj: all} quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
"we sat up all night"
"ate all the food"
"all men are mortal"
"all parties are welcome"
<-> some, no

{adj: baronial, imposing, noble, stately} impressive in appearance
"a baronial mansion"
"an imposing residence"
"a noble tree"
"severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"
"stately columns"

{adj: chastised, corrected, disciplined} punished for misbehavior
"the chastised child sat humbly in the corner"

{adj: cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequestered} providing privacy or seclusion
"the cloistered academic world of books"
"sat close together in the sequestered pergola"
"sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"
"a secluded romantic spot"

{adj: closed, shut} used especially of mouth or eyes
"he sat quietly with closed eyes"
"his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
<-> open

{adj: dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen} showing a brooding ill humor
"a dark scowl"
"the proverbially dour New England Puritan"
"a glum, hopeless shrug"
"he sat in moody silence"
"a morose and unsociable manner"
"a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
"a sour temper"
"a sullen crowd"

{adj: enwrapped} enclosed or enveloped in something immaterial
"she sat enwrapped in sullen defiance"
"a sleeping town enwrapped in silence"

{adj: erect, vertical, upright} upright in position or posture
"an erect stature"
"erect flower stalks"
"for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"
"a column still vertical amid the ruins"
"he sat bolt upright"
<-> unerect

{adj: fallen} having dropped by the force of gravity
"fallen leaves covered the forest floor"
"sat on a fallen tree trunk"

{adj: hopeless} without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
"in an agony of hopeless grief"
"with a hopeless sigh he sat down"
<-> hopeful

{adj: idle, unused} not in active use
"the machinery sat idle during the strike"
"idle hands"

{adj: overturned, upset, upturned} having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom
"an overturned car"
"the upset pitcher of milk"
"sat on an upturned bucket"

{adj: shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous} filled with shade
"the shady side of the street"
"the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"
"we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"
"cool umbrageous woodlands"

{adj: sick} deeply affected by a strong feeling
"sat completely still, sick with envy"
"she was sick with longing"

{adj: unstirred} not agitated by stirring
"the ingredients sat in the bowl unstirred while she buttered the pan"

{adj: usurped} (used especially of the rights of another) seized and held by force
"the usurped crown sat heavy on his head"

{adv: astride, astraddle} with one leg on each side
"she sat astride the chair"

{adv: back and forth, backward and forward, to and fro} moving from one place to another and back again
"he traveled back and forth between Los Angeles and New York"
"the treetops whipped to and fro in a frightening manner"
"the old man just sat on the porch and rocked back and forth all day"

{adv: cross-legged} with the legs crossed
"he sat on the floor cross-legged and meditated"

{adv: dourly, sullenly, glumly} in a sullen manner
"he sat in his chair dourly"

{adv: ex officio, by right of office} by virtue of position
"the president sat on the committee ex officio"

{adv: face-to-face, opposite} directly facing each other
"the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"
"lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"
"they sat opposite at the table"

{adv: far} at or to or from a great distance in space
"he traveled far"
"strayed far from home"
"sat far away from each other"

{adv: inopportunely, malapropos} at an inconvenient time
"he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"
"she answered malapropos"
<-> opportunely

{adv: jauntily} in a jaunty fashionable manner
"his hat sat jauntily on his full brown hair"

{adv: mutely, wordlessly, silently, taciturnly} without speaking
"he sat mutely next to her"

{adv: protestingly} in a protesting manner
"the bed creaked protestingly when the fat man sat down"

{adv: restively} in a restive manner
"he sat down again, restively"

{adv: rigidly, stiffly, bolt} in a rigid manner
"the body was rigidly erect"
"he sat bolt upright"

{adv: solemnly} in a grave and sedate manner
"the judge sat there solemnly"

{adv: still, stock-still} without moving or making a sound
"he sat still as a statue"
"time stood still"
"they waited stock-still outside the door"
"he couldn't hold still any longer"

{adv: tensely} in a tense manner
"he sat down tensely"

{adv: vis-a-vis} face-to-face; face-to-face with
"they sat vis-a-vis at the table"
"I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"

{n: Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat} the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

{n: bank} sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
"they pulled the canoe up on the bank"
"he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents"

{n: bed} a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
"he sat on the edge of the bed"
"the room had only a bed and chair"

{n: box, box seat} the driver's seat on a coach
"an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"

{n: chair} a seat for one person, with a support for the back
"he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"

{n: curd} coagulated milk; used to made cheese
"Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey"

{n: fire} a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning
"they sat by the fire and talked"

{n: hearth, fireside} an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)
"they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire"

{n: pool, puddle} something resembling a pool of liquid
"he stood in a pool of light"
"his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"

{n: seat, place} a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
"he booked their seats in advance"
"he sat in someone else's place"

{n: side} a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
"they always sat on the right side of the church"
"he never left my side"

{n: throne} the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.
"the king sat on his throne"

{n: whey} watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates
"Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey"

{v: crochet, hook} make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
"She sat there crocheting all day"

{v: grade, score, mark} assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
"grade tests"
"score the SAT essays"
"mark homework"

{v: have a go, give it a try} make an attempt at something
"I never sat on a horse before but I'll give it a go"

{v: idle, laze, slug, stagnate} be idle ; exist in a changeless situation
"The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"
"He slugged in bed all morning"
<-> work

{v: nod} be almost asleep
"The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"

{v: reminisce} recall the past
"The grandparents sat there, reminiscing all afternoon"

{v: ride, sit} sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
"She never sat a horse!"
"Did you ever ride a camel?"
"The girl liked to drive the young mare"

{v: score} get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
"She scored high on the SAT"
"He scored a 200"

{v: sit out} not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)
"He sat out the game"

{v: sit up} change to an upright sitting position
"He sat up in bed"

{v: sit} sit around, often unused
"The object sat in the corner"

{v: stay up, sit up} not go to bed
"Don't stay up so late--you have to go to work tomorrow"
"We sat up all night to watch the election"


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