verb (used with object), se·dat·ed, se·dat·ing.
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The other thing is just to surprise the audience—usually the season starts a little more sedately.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More|Kevin Fallon|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.Skipper Worse|Alexander 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 Ways|Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
Susan Simpson strolled sedately,Stifling sobs, suppressing sighs.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
The little girl stopped suddenly, opened the door, and went sedately down-stairs, with her lesson books conspicuously in evidence.The Open Question|Elizabeth 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 Time|Ellen Glasgow