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staid
used in Gone with the Wind

3 uses
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Definition respectable or conservative, and low-keyed in behavior — possibly a bit dull
  • It did not occur to her that if she married Ashley she would automatically be relegated to arbors and front parlors with staid matrons in dull silks, as staid and dull as they and not a part of the fun and frolicking.
    1.6 (23% in)
  • It did not occur to her that if she married Ashley she would automatically be relegated to arbors and front parlors with staid matrons in dull silks, as staid and dull as they and not a part of the fun and frolicking.
    1.6 (23% in)
  • Instead, it seemed as though, after trying the company of the staid and patriotic citizens and winning their respect and grudging liking, something perverse in him made him go out of his way to affront them and show them that his conduct had been only a masquerade and one which no longer amused him.
    2.12 (60% in)

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