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staid
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Instead of rambling, this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the country-side — East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.

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  • She is from a staid, conservative family.
  • She is a staid accountant by day, but a wild partier at night.

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