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sedate
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • She stared at him, bewildered, and he walked away, tossing the flowers like a ball in his hand-a broad, straight figure in a sedate, expensive, businessman’s overcoat, going off into the distance against the straight cliffs of office buildings with the spring sun sparkling on their windows.
  • Francisco worked in a copper foundry, John worked in a railroad roundhouse, and Ragnar-no, Miss Taggart, Ragnar was not the least, but the most studiously sedate of the threehe worked as clerk in the university library.

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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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