Lexicon: sedate – seeing

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sedate, adj. [L. 'settle, allay, make calm'.] (webplay: still).

Calm; grave; quiet; noiseless; sober; solemn; somber; tranquil; composed; [fig.] secretive; surreptitious.

sedge, n. [OE sęcg. < L. secāre, to cut.] (webplay: grass).

Bog weed; swamp grass; coarse plant that grows in wet areas.

seditious, adj. [OFr < L. 'go'.] (webplay: law).

Subversive; insurgent; inciting protests against authority; [fig.] noisy; disruptive.

seduce, v. [L. 'lead aside or away'.]

Persuade; convince; entice to abandon duty; tempt to neglect work.

seductive, adj. [see seduce, v.]

Attractive; enticing; tempting; alluring.

sedulous, adj. [L. 'careful'.]

Mindful; observant; constant; tireless in care.

see, interj. [see see, v.; expression of wonder, admiration, awe, etc.]

  1. Lo! Look! Behold!
  2. Notice; note; mark; take a look.

see (-ing, saw, seen, sees), v. [OE séon.] (webplay: beheld, going blind, know, noticed, observe, scene, shown, speculate, spy, unseen).

  1. View; [fig.] locate; find.
  2. Notice; observe.
  3. Envision; imagine.
  4. Behold; perceive with the eyes.
  5. Visit; experience firsthand.
  6. Realize; recognize; acknowledge; mention.
  7. Guarantee; assure; ensure; warrant; be certain that.
  8. Determine; ascertain; figure out.
  9. [First occurrence] know; understand; [second occurrence] experience; comprehend; be fully acquainted with.
  10. Use the faculty of sight; process the properties of light and matter through the sense of vision.
  11. Witness.
  12. Have eyes open.
  13. Glance; pay attention.
  14. Gaze at; attend to.
  15. View; focus on.
  16. Feel; sense the presence of.
  17. Be; exist; become aware; experience life.
  18. Watch.
  19. Discern; reveal.
  20. Ascertain.
  21. Discover.
  22. Phrase. “I see”: I believe; [tag comment] I realize; it is clear to me.

seed (-s), n. [OE sáed, mankind, to sow.] (webplay: fruit, nature).

  1. Ovule; tuber; bulb; fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating.
  2. Germ; genesis; start; beginning; [fig.] source; that from which any other thing begins.

seeing, n. [see see, v.]

  1. Sight; vision.
  2. Phrase. “the seeing not”: belief; hope; faith; spiritual vision rather than mere physical evidence (see Hebrews 11:1).