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placid
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
calm and not easily excited
  • Nor a drop,' said Mr. Bumble, waving his right hand in a dignified, but placid manner.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (32% in)
  • He was still placidly engaged in this latter survey, when Mrs. Corney, hurrying into the room, threw herself, in a breathless state, on a chair by the fireside, and covering her eyes with one hand, placed the other over her heart, and gasped for breath.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (25% in)

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