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placid
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The Fountainhead
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  • 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.

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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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