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placid
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Northanger Abbey
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  • "Do just as you please, my dear," replied Mrs. Allen, with the most placid indifference.
  • "No," replied her friend very placidly, "I know you never mind dirt."
  • Mrs. Allen did all that she could do in such a case by saying very placidly, every now and then, "I wish you could dance, my dear—I wish you could get a partner."
  • James was in excellent spirits, and Isabella most engagingly placid.

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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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