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as in: he is sedate Define
calm and dignified
  • Mrs. Sparsit sedately resumed her work and occasionally gave a small cough, which sounded like the cough of conscious strength and forbearance.

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  • a quiet sedate nature
  • Leaving their father and me to our quieter, more sedate pleasures, one of which was simple conversation.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple

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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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