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se·date

(sĕ-dāt'),
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
[L. sedatus; see sedation]

sedate

(sĭ-dāt′)
tr.v. se·dated, se·dating, se·dates
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.

se·date

(sĕ-dāt')
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
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Drive a bit more sedately and you'll be impressed by the Ford Kuga's ride quality and refinement
While Festy raged and blazed for two days at Spensley's Emporium, Sumday (One May) kicked off more sedately in the Westgarth Social Club with the softly spoken tones of Teesside indie-folk group General Sherman.
Suddenly the car began accelerating on its own as he drove sedately along a 60mph dual carriageway close to his home in Pont-de-Metz, near Amiens, in northern France.
at the university, said: "We were really interested to find out what expended more energy overall-attacking the stairs two at a time and climbing them quickly, or taking them more sedately one step at a time and reaching the top more slowly".
"We were really interested to find out what expended more energy overall - attacking the stairs two at a time and climbing them quickly, or taking them more sedately one step at a time and reaching the top more slowly," the Daily Mail quoted Dr Lewis Halsey as saying.
My mother-in-law turned 70 last week and we held a gentle little bash at ours where family and close friends quietly chatted while nursing a glass of grog and nibbled sedately on the odd canape or two.
Whilst the race started sedately enough at a walk, as soon as one circuit had been completed, it was into trot, for the diehards remaining, canter was next and potatoes were seen flying all over the paddock.
Johnstone, meanwhile, set off more sedately at the back of the field and came home in 3:01.0, giving her 356 points.
On Renaissance estimates, if Nigeria s GDP is upwardly revised by the same magnitude as Ghana s was in 2010 (60%) the Nigerian economy could potentially surpass the size of the sedately growing South African economy as soon as 2014.
The result: the profile of a cherub dog seated sedately on nothing and a star from teacher.
The great folding doors worked a little more sedately
The sun flirts you from time to time, And sedately kisses your head and mine, Neither hate you know nor spite, Love you are filled with and pride.