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rest·ful

 (rĕst′fəl)
adj.
Affording, marked by, or suggesting rest; tranquil.

rest′ful·ly adv.
rest′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.restfully - in a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"
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Translations
باسْتِراحَه
pokojně
afslappet
nyug almasan
rólega
dinlenerekrahatça

restfully

[ˈrestfəlɪ] ADVreposadamente, sosegadamente
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rest1

(rest) noun
1. a (usually short) period of not working etc after, or between periods of, effort; (a period of) freedom from worries etc. Digging the garden is hard work – let's stop for a rest; Let's have/take a rest; I need a rest from all these problems – I'm going to take a week's holiday.
2. sleep. He needs a good night's rest.
3. something which holds or supports. a book-rest; a headrest on a car seat.
4. a state of not moving. The machine is at rest.
verb
1. to (allow to) stop working etc in order to get new strength or energy. We've been walking for four hours – let's stop and rest; Stop reading for a minute and rest your eyes; Let's rest our legs.
2. to sleep; to lie or sit quietly in order to get new strength or energy, or because one is tired. Mother is resting at the moment.
3. to (make or allow to) lean, lie, sit, remain etc on or against something. Her head rested on his shoulder; He rested his hand on her arm; Her gaze rested on the jewels.
4. to relax, be calm etc. I will never rest until I know the murderer has been caught.
5. to (allow to) depend on. Our hopes now rest on him, since all else has failed.
6. (with with) (of a duty etc) to belong to. The choice rests with you.
ˈrestful adjective
1. bringing rest. a restful holiday.
2. (of colours, music etc) causing a person to feel calm and relaxed. Some people find blue a restful colour; After a hard day's work, I like to listen to some restful music.
3. relaxed. at rest: The patient seems more restful now.
ˈrestfully adverb
ˈrestfulness noun
ˈrestless adjective
1. always moving; showing signs of worry, boredom, impatience etc. a restless child; He's been doing the same job for years now and he's beginning to get restless.
2. during which a person does not sleep. a restless night.
ˈrestlessly adverb
ˈrestlessness noun
ˈrest-room noun
(American) a toilet in a theatre, factory etc.
at rest
free from pain, worry etc.
come to rest
to stop moving. The ball came to rest under a tree.
lay to rest
to bury (someone) in a grave.
let the matter rest
to stop discussing etc a matter.
rest assured
to be certain. You may rest assured that we will take your views into consideration.
set someone's mind at rest
to take away a person's worries about something.
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References in classic literature ?
The other apes of the tribe of Kerchak moved listlessly about or lolled restfully in the midday heat of the equatorial jungle.
My life had now become full-- I was happy; I was quietly, restfully happy.
He was slightly flushed after galloping two miles, and reining in his horse he sighed restfully and looked round at the faces of his suite, young and animated as his own.
During the conflict, I had talked a little, now and then, with a young gentleman of the White Cap Corps, and he had mentioned that he was to fight next--and had also pointed out his challenger, a young gentleman who was leaning against the opposite wall smoking a cigarette and restfully observing the duel then in progress.
Of wave rooms and bespoke massages !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Picture yourself in a cool blue chamber, lying on your back, watching calming blue waves undulate overhead, as though restfully reclining under the sea.
Sleeping restfully then becomes difficult as long as the body clock is not re-set.
Many indicate that they sleep more deeply and restfully after satisfying lovemaking.'
Customary CXL-procedure familiarized by Wollensak and colleagues recommended a short duration refractive surgical technique comprised of mechanical peeling of corneal epithelium around 7mm diameter with use of 0.1% isotonic riboflavin solution in 20% dextran as a photosensitizer.5 Many studies have publicized that CXL can often avert the need for a corneal transplant and enable patients to wear contact lenses or glasses more restfully and securely again.