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placid
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
calm and not easily excited
  • "You're welcome, friend, you're welcome," said Mayor Bascom placidly.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (10% in)
  • They had stopped talking, they seemed to be waiting in placid indifference.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (56% in)
  • A flow of stars hung above the stream, leaping out of its placid smoothness, looking delicate as lace and innocent as children's sparklers.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (8% in)
  • Mayor Bascom smiled, looking at them in a manner of placid frankness.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (6% in)
  • Mr. Weatherby's tone had a kind of placid righteousness, as if he were reciting a formula required to convey another meaning, clear to all of them; he was looking straight at Taggart, in special emphasis of the unstated.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (25% in)
  • Oh my, no, it wasn't," she said placidly.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (78% in)
  • But he was a placid, amicable fellow, who made a good fireman with no hope of ever rising to engineer; his husky muscles were his only asset.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (92% in)
  • A streak of boiling foam came from among the pines and went crashing down the rocky steps to vanish in the placid water.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (32% in)
  • In the instant when he focused his lens, a goat was pulling at its chain, reaching placidly for a tall, dry thistle.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (17% in)
  • Who's said anything about agreeing?" said Mr. Thompson, his tone surprisingly placid.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (7% in)
  • "Any kind," said Mr. Thompson placidly.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (7% in)

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