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staid
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Don Quixote
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  • Sancho had not thought it worth while to hobble Rocinante, feeling sure, from what he knew of his staidness and freedom from incontinence, that all the mares in the Cordova pastures would not lead him into an impropriety.

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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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