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  • He was a seaman, but he was a wanderer, too, while most seamen lead, if one may so express it, a sedentary life.
  • The expression sounded wonderfully odd, with its suggestion of sedentary desk-life.

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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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