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Sit

To hold court or perform an act that is judicial in nature; to hold a session, such as of a court, Grand Jury, or legislative body.

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Behold me, then, now starting afresh in the world, in the character of a portrait-painter; with the payment of my remuneration from my first sitter depending whimsically on the life of my grandmother.
The beat goes on at least one more game for head coach Mike Sitter and the Elgin High boys basketball team -- and a big game it will be.
Through a mobile app, owners are able to chat with their designated sitter along with receiving real-time updates, pictures and report cards from their sitter while they are away.
Toby Crisford and Jorge Santos show, in a paper published recently in the journal Physical Review Letters, "that a naked singularity can form a special kind of curved space known as anti-de Sitter space, in which the universe has a distinctive 'saddle' shape.
After friends and relatives, your options for care are boarding or hiring a professional pet sitter.
Even though she serves as director of the International Boarding and Pet Services Center Association, Rustenbeck felt hiring a professional pet sitter while she was away was the best decision.
If the sitter is unknown, a variety of investigatory approaches can be employed in order to advance an identification.
Mission Health, North Carolina's sixth-largest health system and the only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system in the western part of the state, eliminated falls in its neurosciences unit in Asheville and avoided more than $100,000 in one-to-one sitter costs during a three-month pilot program of the Cerner Patient Observer.
Traditionally, homeowners would have paid a company to supply them with a suitable sitter and it would have been the company's responsibility to vet the sitter and ask for references and employment history.
Tenders are invited for Taconic - Hospital Sitter Service
There will be one sitter for every five children between the ages of one month to 12 months, and one sitter for every six children between one and two years, and one sitter for every seven children between the ages of two and three.
Alison Anderson entrusted her beloved dog Beth to a professional sitter when she headed off to Portugal on holiday.