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impassive
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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having or revealing little emotion — especially under circumstances others would find exciting
  • He withdrew his encircling arms, and Alice—whose figure, though flexible, had been wholly impassive—relapsed into the same attitude as before these attempts to arouse her.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (80% in)

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