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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a calm and good-natured manner; In a quiet and tranquil manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • I put the questions, and she answered them placidly
  • The sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes
  • In the United States the slave placidly submitted.
  • Sara, recovering her composure, regarded him placidly. for more
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