sedately

All Adverb
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  • He raised his hat, and sedately turned around the corner of the street. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • Then he got up, shut his book, and put it sedately into his pocket. Cited from What Timmy Did, by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
  • The population moved sedately up and down before their eyes. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • You must learn to take all this as a matter of course and to go sedately about your duties. Cited from The Unwilling Vestal, by Edward Lucas White
  • And so, under fire, we walked sedately back to the house. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The night before the women had gone down, sedately dressed, to dinner. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • While we were eating, the little dog sat sedately by the fire. Cited from The Friendly Road, by David Grayson
  • Presently we met two or three people walking sedately, clad in their best clothes. Cited from Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches, by Sarah Orne Jewett
  • Julie held her head high and walked more sedately than usual. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
  • She came towards him, her face sedately composed. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • On the way home, she walked sedately, and carried her hat with the utmost care. Cited from Meadow Grass, by Alice Brown
  • She moved at the same time sedately across the field, as though she intended to be seen separately from the rest. Cited from A Prisoner in Fairyland, by Algernon Blackwood
  • Think upon the subject calmly and sedately, and form your resolution in the course of three days. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • They came sedately down a long straight stretch of road. Cited from Operation Terror, by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • They had to walk so sedately without venturing to touch one another. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • By this time they were walking sedately out of the park, not daring to look at each other. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921, by Various
  • He pushed open the French windows and went out, the setter sedately following. Cited from The Pit, by Frank Norris
  • She controlled her blush before it could overwhelm her, and very sedately she made answer. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Her breath hung for the answer, sedately though she sat. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v5
  • She walked sedately in, and behind her she heard only the regular tread of the long double file of women. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
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Meaning of sedately

  • adverb In a sedate manner