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.
  • The Housatonic, in portions placid, in others wild and rapid, winding along the deflecting barrier of the Hoosac Hills, is the most beautiful river of the state, despite the mercantile use of its water-power.

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