Sentence Examples


  • Dean stepped back further, the smile fading from his face as the two men drove away at a very sedate pace.
  • His keen intuition of truth, his vigour and yet sobriety of argument, his fertility of illustration and acuteness of sarcasm, made him irresistible to his antagonists; and the evanescent triumphs of scornful controversy have given place to the sedate applause of a long-lived posterity.
  • Compared to the car fires on Saturday night, the rest of the weekend was fairly sedate.
  • Compared to the car fires on Saturday night, the rest of the weekend was fairly sedate.
  • Indeed the circus staff, in general, seemed quite sedate.

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