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staid
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "Consider yourself, Grigory Vassilyevitch," Smerdyakov went on, staid and unruffled, conscious of his triumph, but, as it were, generous to the vanquished foe.

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  • She is from a staid, conservative family.
  • She is a staid accountant by day, but a wild partier at night.

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