She let the pencil fall, and threw an arm over the back of her chair, half turning to him, watching him placidly.
"Yes, I think so," she answered placidly.
Not a placid joy.
Her pale eyes stared placidly out of her pale face.
The streets were still light when he came back—the placid brown haze of summer, as if dulled sunrays remained stretched too comfortably on the warm air to undertake a movement of withdrawal, even though the sun had long since gone; it made the sky look fresh and the street dirty; there were patches of brown and tired orange in the corners of old buildings.
"Well, he did it with The Gallant Gallstone," said Lois Cook placidly, "and a worse piece of trash never was put down on paper.
"Francon hell," said the boy placidly.
There are no more uses of "placid" in the book.
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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.