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Baluška and his colleagues sedated plants that feature moving parts, such as Venus flytraps.

He was put on a ventilator and spent several weeks heavily sedated.

She was sedated against her will during childbirth and not allowed to hold her baby after he was born.

You have kept the same sedate occupation for two decades, parceling out the wealth of the dead amongst the living.

It is unclear how Trierweiler came to the conclusion that the Élysée had allegedly been ordering the doctors to sedate her.

They are introduced; they call each other “Mr.” and “Miss”; they dance a sedate foxtrot.

The Twomblys, which might appear settled in more sedate company, here writhe and twitch.

He boasted of doing so much drugs that he had enough “running through my circulatory system to sedate Guatemala.”

I don't quite understand how a city can be so sedate and frenetic at the same time, but somehow Los Angeles manages it.

Mrs Black was a woman of sedate character and considerable knowledge for her station in life—especially in regard to Scripture.

"That was because Mr. Burlingame was not kind or good to other people," was Kitty's sedate response.

Sheppy was coming around the corner of the granary in his most sedate manner, when the pop-eyed avalanche almost stepped on him.

He seemed very easy and sedate, and a little melancholy for so young a man, but his smile was charming.

The alley is well paved and clean, and lined chiefly with the backs of sedate and institutional-looking buildings.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sedate, such as: decorous, dignified, laid-back, placid, quiet, and serene.

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