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placid
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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Definition
calm and not easily excited
  • She did so, folding her hands and waiting placidly till he questioned her.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (28% in)
placidly = calmly
  • She seemed a placid creature altogether-eminently respectable, perhaps not over-intelligent.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (29% in)
  • placid = calm and not easily excited
  • Her broad, kindly face remained set in its expression of placid stupidity as she answered: "I do not know anything, Monsieur."
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (37% in)
placid = calm
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