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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Calm or smooth. Also: Serene.

Usage examples (34)
  • If I weren't reasonably placid, I don't think I could cope with this sort of life. To be a diva, you've got to be absolutely like a horse.
  • A ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
  • Her gaze was fixed on Svenson, her expression placid, amused.
  • The couple don't blame the driver for the loss of their little boy who they described as a placid yet cheeky kid. for more
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