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    recumbent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recumbent

    Definition
    (adj) lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
    Synonyms : accumbent , decumbent
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recumbent

recum+bent => sounds similar like become+bent. you become bent while sitting means you lie down.

recumbent -> re (phir) + cum (kamar means back) + bent. Apni kamar phir se bent karo means lie down.

Ray only cums when he's bent over or re-cum-bent. (Apologise for the graphical nature of this mnemonic, but I'm sure you'll agree that you'll remember it now!)

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Can be derived from incumbent which means in office so one who is in office like a babu always lays back in the chair.

Sounds like recliner...one rests back in a recliner.

wind shinks the amount of money kept on the table

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