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staid
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Moby Dick
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  • A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.
  • Such an unwonted bustle was he in that the staid Starbuck, his official superior, quietly resigned to him for the time the sole management of affairs.

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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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