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Baluška and his colleagues sedated plants that feature moving parts, such as Venus flytraps.
PLANTS FEEL PAIN AND MIGHT EVEN SEE - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WOHLLEBENJULY 21, 2021NAUTILUS
He was put on a ventilator and spent several weeks heavily sedated.
PABLO SÁNCHEZ, LONGTIME WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT AND PRODUCER FOR UNIVISION, DIES OF COVID-19STEVE THOMPSONMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She was sedated against her will during childbirth and not allowed to hold her baby after he was born.
FOR A MOTHER FORCED TO GIVE UP HER CHILD, DECADES OF GRIEF, SHAME AND SECRETSELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You have kept the same sedate occupation for two decades, parceling out the wealth of the dead amongst the living.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Mrs Black was a woman of sedate character and considerable knowledge for her station in life—especially in regard to Scripture.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
"That was because Mr. Burlingame was not kind or good to other people," was Kitty's sedate response.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Sheppy was coming around the corner of the granary in his most sedate manner, when the pop-eyed avalanche almost stepped on him.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
He seemed very easy and sedate, and a little melancholy for so young a man, but his smile was charming.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The alley is well paved and clean, and lined chiefly with the backs of sedate and institutional-looking buildings.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
"He was lying there all sedate when we slid into the cove," said Kit.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SEDATE

  • analgizes
  • anesthetizes
  • benumbs
  • blunts
  • deadens
  • desensitizes
  • dopes
  • dopes up
  • doses
  • doses up
  • fixes
  • hits
  • knocks out
  • medicates
  • narcotizes
  • numbs
  • opiates
  • poisons
  • relaxes
  • sedates
  • stupefies
  • treats
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