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staid
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • This was my bed all the time I staid with those people, though made more convenient by degrees, as I began to learn their language and make my wants known.
  • We staid there three weeks to refresh our crew, many of whom were sick.
  • For the queen, whom I always attended, never went farther when she accompanied the king in his progresses, and there staid till his majesty returned from viewing his frontiers.
  • I staid three months in this country, out of perfect obedience to his majesty; who was pleased highly to favour me, and made me very honourable offers.
  • We sailed with a fair wind to the Cape of Good Hope, where we staid only to take in fresh water.

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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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