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 Meanings and Examples of PLACID
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placid
 a.  peaceful; tranquil; calm or quiet
Classic Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
1  The plantation clearings and miles of cotton fields smiled up to a warm sun, placid, complacent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  Scarlett heard Mammy's lumbering tread shaking the floor of the hall and she hastily untucked her foot and tried to rearrange her face in more placid lines.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  Her mind was as if a cyclone had gone through it, and it seemed strange that the dining room where they sat should be so placid, so unchanged from what it had always been.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  In this interval between the morning party and the evening's ball, they seemed a placid, peaceful lot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  She thought of Melanie and saw suddenly her quiet brown eyes with their far-off look, her placid little hands in their black lace mitts, her gentle silences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Until the thunders of the siege began, he had never known anything but a happy, placid, quiet life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  The paddock, once full of frolicking colts and placid brood mares, was empty now except for one mule, the mule Mr. Tarleton had ridden home from the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Carreen liked him because of his placid and unembarrassed silences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  They were silent for a while and Will chewed his tobacco like a placid ruminant animal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  But his mild face was far from placid.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  She would not be driven by fears, day and night, and life would be a placid, unhurried affair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The river road led past rocky field slopes, deep glens, woods flamboyant now with September, to Mendota, white walls and a spire among trees beneath a hill, old-world in its placid ease.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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13  She became placid, and thought well of her philosophy.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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14  Across the track was a pasture of dwarf clover and sparse lawn cut by earthy cow-paths; beyond its placid narrow green, the rough immensity of new stubble, jagged with wheat-stacks like huge pineapples.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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15  The well-known crack of a rifle, whose ball came skipping along the placid surface of the strait, and a shrill yell from the island, interrupted his speech, and announced that their passage was discovered.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
Example Sentence:
1  After his vacation in this placid section, he felt soothed and rested.
2  A placid parent makes a placid home.
3  Go placidly, amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
4  And so, under pretence of softening the previous outrage, of stroking and soothing me into placidity, you stick a sly penknife under my ear!