His neck was encased in a heavily starched detachable collar, which gave him a stiff and formal posture.
The new crew members formed a single row, and without prompting they each assumed a formal posture.
Srell adopted an even more formal posture to indicate he was merely passing on information he had been given, without necessarily believing it himself.
The duty officer relaxed from the formal posture he had been holding, as if managing any prolonged dialogue that way were too much of a strain.
We stepped out of the performance area, sat in the formal posture, and, bowing, thanked each other.
Beginners don't like it much, but it's easier to spring up from it than from some of the more formal postures.
With electronic load-levelling, the new Cadillacs also maintain their formal posture at the curb, no matter the cargo.
"Lieutenant Paris," Tyla said, moving to a more formal posture.
Tyla, on the other hand, showed her nervousness by holding her shoulders tight, in a formal posture.
There is no need for her to do anything now but adopt this formal posture of grief.