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sedentary
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Moby Dick
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  • But, though these barbarians dined in the cabin, and nominally lived there; still, being anything but sedentary in their habits, they were scarcely ever in it except at mealtimes, and just before sleeping-time, when they passed through it to their own peculiar quarters.

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  • forced by illness to lead a sedentary life
  • I lead a sedentary life.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Moon and Sixpence

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