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synonyms for sedately

  • calmly
  • composedly
  • serenely
  • staidly
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How to use sedately in a sentence

Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
Susan Simpson strolled sedately,Stifling sobs, suppressing sighs.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
The little girl stopped suddenly, opened the door, and went sedately down-stairs, with her lesson books conspicuously in evidence.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
For the rest of the dance, they sat sedately between two bay-trees in green tubs that occupied a corner of the room.
ONE MAN IN HIS TIMEELLEN GLASGOW
So Dora went, sedately for the first few steps, afterwards with a happy rush, the curls dancing on her shoulders.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
The king bowed sedately and retired from the throne, and the circle and pink glow faded from the black sky.
THE LAND OF THE CHANGING SUNWILLIAM N. HARBEN
A couple of bands of recruits drilled for a while sedately on Government Square, and then marched away.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
Gravely and sedately they stood beneath the morning sun waiting for the onslaught of their foemen.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Groups of these birds are often seen walking sedately about among the cows in the pasture, hence their name.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SEDATELY

  • collectedly
  • composedly
  • coolly
  • easily
  • evenly
  • motionlessly
  • peacefully
  • sedately
  • serenely
  • smoothly
  • tranquilly
  • unexcitedly
  • unhurriedly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.