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placid
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Mansfield Park
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  • Lady Bertram constantly declined it; but her placid manner of refusal made Mrs. Rushworth still think she wished to come, till Mrs. Norris’s more numerous words and louder tone convinced her of the truth.
  • "Yes, she does look very well," was Lady Bertram’s placid reply.
  • In this more placid state of things William reentered, followed not far behind by his mother and Betsey.

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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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