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placid
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Heart of Darkness
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  • The swift and indifferent placidity of that look troubled me.
  • We felt meditative, and fit for nothing but placid staring.
  • The manager was very placid, he had no vital anxieties now, he took us both in with a comprehensive and satisfied glance: the ’affair’ had come off as well as could be wished.

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  • a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
  • I scan their faces, trying to look as placid as possible.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent

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