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sedate -- as in: sedate him
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as in: sedate him Define
cause to be calm or drowsy by administering a sedative (a drug)
  • The patient must be sedated before the operation
  • I think it’ll work better if we take him back to surgery and sedate him, then put in the IV.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • She’s still sedated from the surgery and she’s on a ventilator to help her breathe while her body heals from the trauma.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Nestled on a pine-covered ridge in northern Arizona, the sedating forest views give way to the breathtaking red mountains of Sedona to the west.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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  • Make sure she sedates him.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • So that’s why they sedated me.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • I keep them sedated all the time now.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • If you wanted to be sedated, Dr. Kirk was your guy.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • "If I find out that Whin has been sedated or restrained, I’ll ride you naked through the streets of Imre like a little pink pony."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • All I had asked of him was that she be heavily sedated, even before being administered the numbing spinal, so that she wouldn’t realize I was there, or much remember anything of what was done, which he did for me, and with success.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • "Hey, maybe they are being sedated," Sticky suggested.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • They’d have me secured and sedated within minutes, and I can’t afford to be put under again.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Soon, her sedated condition transformed to harassment and self-loathing.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Her voice was monotone, depressed, and slurred, like she was heavily sedated.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He is sedated, not in pain, butů He shook his head.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • It’s sedated them.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Animals were sedated, cages were loaded and secured, feed was stored, bunks were assigned, lines were tossed, and whistles were blown.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Deeply sedated, she breathed slowly in and out.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • She’d settled Josie in her bedroom to sleep the dark, dreamless sleep of the sedated.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • We’ll keep him sedated.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Word came down that Lola, sedated by the doctor, was at last asleep, and the news provided temporary relief.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • He could be in a hospital somewhere, heavily sedated.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • I wondered if she was sedated.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • They had to keep you sedated for a while, honey — you’ve got a lot of injuries.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • I don’t know; I was sedated.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • It also meant that a subject might have feeling in his nerves, yet be just sedated enough to be unable to communicate or move.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • The courtyard itself is a hall of horrors, with every manner of biological disturbance and human breakdown on display, even though most people appear docile, if not sedated.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • They had been sedated, Monique told him.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Because of my condition, I was heavily sedated.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • I couldn’t think, and I was sedated for most of the time I was awake.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • Eve opened her eyes and stared hard at the door behind which Jerry Fitzgerald was mildly sedated.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • He is without fail deeply sedated for this procedure—and remains connected to the doomsday button.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • ’Slava,’ I said, ’tell me he is sedated, and wasn’t this way before you saw him.’
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • We keep them well sedated.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Was he sedated? I don’t know.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • They’d sedated her and taped a patch with some of his blood to the same small, scabbed incision that Dr. Bancroft had made on her arm.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • A hasty series of phone calls confirm that Jackie is being sedated and is about to deliver the Kennedys’ new child by Caesarean section.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The doctors diagnosed reflux and referred us to a specialist, who sedated our baby boy and snaked a scope down his throat to scrutinize his insides.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Still it would be so much better for David if he was simply sedated and flown down to his island retreat, leaving the hunt for the Jackal to the professionals.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • " The dog’s given up all struggle, sedated by the smell of the shirt.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • She was taken from their home by two men who sedated her and put her on a private jet.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Was my body still sedated? I felt alert enough, but my mind labored unsuccessfully for the answers I wanted.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Sedated?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • I hated to see him this way, I always hated it, and always resisted sedating him.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Because of severe mononucleosis, I was heavily sedated in a hospital bed for over a week.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • Father regularly sedated a number of the animals to lessen their stress.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The First Lady is still sedated from her Caesarean and doesn’t know of the problem.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • After you get used to the food here, you’ll be properly sedated and will follow directions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Might he have sedated Richard Parker shortly before the ship sank?
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Lisa, get him fully sedated.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
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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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