Sentence Examples


  • Strange how such a placid moment could stir up such emotional turmoil.
  • From the north-eastern extremity of Assam where, near Sadya, the Lohit, the Dibong and the Dihong unite to form the wide placid Brahmaputra of the plains - one of the grandest rivers of the world - its south-westerly course to the Bay of Bengal is sufficiently well known.
  • The day broke calm and still, after a placid night.
  • The supreme test, satisfied so frequently as to be commonplace, was a shocking form of suicide performed with a placid mien.
  • Lord Lytton, in his poem of St Stephen's, alludes to "Tierney's airy tread," and praises his "light and yet vigorous" attack, in which he inflicted, "with a placid smile," a fatal wound on his opponent.

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