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stolid
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Wuthering Heights
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  • The stolidity with which I received these instructions was, no doubt, rather exasperating: for they were delivered in perfect sincerity; but I believed a person who could plan the turning of her fits of passion to account, beforehand, might, by exerting her will, manage to control herself tolerably, even while under their influence; and I did not wish to ’frighten’ her husband, as she said, and multiply his annoyances for the purpose of serving her selfishness.

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  • She listened to both arguments thoughtfully, but with a face as stolid as a cow’s.
  • She has a stolid, humorless personality.

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