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placid
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Catch-22
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  • Yossarian whirled to escape and smacked into Aarfy, who had struck a match and was placidly lighting his pipe.
  • He was relieved, even though he still saw Aarfy’s bloated cherub’s face hanging down over McWatt’s shoulder with placid interest.
  • There was nothing funny about living like a bum in a tent in Pianosa between fat mountains behind him and a placid blue sea in front that could gulp down a person with a cramp in the twinkling of an eye and ship him back to shore three days later, all charges paid, bloated, blue and putrescent, water draining out through both cold nostrils.
  • ’Very critical times indeed,’ Colonel Korn agreed with a placid nod.

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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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