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sedate
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Leaves of Grass
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  • O shade so sedate and decorous by day, with calm countenance and regulated pace, But away at night as you fly, none looking—O then the unloosen’d ocean, Of tears! tears! tears!

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as in: sedate him Define
cause to be calm or drowsy by administering a sedative (a drug)
as in: he is sedate Define
calm and dignified
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