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staid
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • It was a cool spot, staid but cheerful, a wonderful place for echoes, and a very harbour from the raging streets.
  • For, what would staid British responsibility and respectability have said to orange-trees in boxes in a Bank courtyard, and even to a Cupid over the counter?

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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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