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  • Nearly a quarter of the human race’s total activity, it had been calculated, was now expended on sports of various kinds, ranging from such sedentary occupations as chess to lethal pursuits like ski-gliding across mountain valleys.

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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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