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placid
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • "You’re welcome, friend, you’re welcome," said Mayor Bascom placidly.
  • They had stopped talking, they seemed to be waiting in placid indifference.
  • A flow of stars hung above the stream, leaping out of its placid smoothness, looking delicate as lace and innocent as children’s sparklers.
  • Mayor Bascom smiled, looking at them in a manner of placid frankness.
  • But he was a placid, amicable fellow, who made a good fireman with no hope of ever rising to engineer; his husky muscles were his only asset.
  • A streak of boiling foam came from among the pines and went crashing down the rocky steps to vanish in the placid water.
  • Mr. Weatherby’s tone had a kind of placid righteousness, as if he were reciting a formula required to convey another meaning, clear to all of them; he was looking straight at Taggart, in special emphasis of the unstated.
  • In the instant when he focused his lens, a goat was pulling at its chain, reaching placidly for a tall, dry thistle.
  • "Any kind," said Mr. Thompson placidly.
  • Oh my, no, it wasn’t," she said placidly.
  • Who’s said anything about agreeing?" said Mr. Thompson, his tone surprisingly 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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