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placid

view main entry for placidadjective  /ˈplæsɪd/
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placidity

  /plæˈsɪdɪti/  noun [uncountable]
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placidly

  /ˈplæsɪdli/  adverb
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placidly British English pronunciation: placidlyClick to listen to the pronunciation of placid /ˈplæsɪdli/  adverbCalm and relaxed: calm, relaxed, cool, composed, nonchalant, laid-back, at ease, easygoing, at one with, as cool as a cucumberPeaceful and peacefulness: peaceful, tranquil, serene, calm, placid, still, quiet, pacific, somnolent, non-violent

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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