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adverb as in quietly

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The other thing is just to surprise the audience—usually the season starts a little more sedately.

Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.

We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.

Susan Simpson strolled sedately,Stifling sobs, suppressing sighs.

The little girl stopped suddenly, opened the door, and went sedately down-stairs, with her lesson books conspicuously in evidence.

For the rest of the dance, they sat sedately between two bay-trees in green tubs that occupied a corner of the room.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sedately, such as: calmly, composedly, serenely, and staidly.

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