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See definition of placidly on Dictionary.com
  • as inevenly
  • as inquietly
  • as insmoothly

synonyms for placidly

  • constantly
  • smoothly
  • steadily
  • uniformly
  • fluently
  • horizontally
  • levelly
  • on an even keel
  • regularly
  • straight
  • tranquilly
  • unvaryingly
  • without bumps
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antonyms for placidly

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  • irregularly
  • roughly
  • unevenly
  • unfairly
  • unjustly
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    How to use placidly in a sentence

    Gun smoke lay in placidly moving layers of gray before the light beams.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    "I wonder where we shall all be six years from now," said Constance, placidly eating her ice.
    THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
    But her flow of small talk, the conversational stop-gap of the woman accustomed to social amenities, went on placidly.
    THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    The hired man went howling through the woods, and she returned to the house, smiling placidly.
    A YANKEE FROM THE WESTOPIE READ
    Then she glanced up, and caught sight of where I lay, placidly reposing on the mantel-piece with my eyes turned up to the ceiling.
    LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
    Dairyman Crick's household of maids and men lived on comfortably, placidly, even merrily.
    TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
    Five miles out in the foothills they came upon the horses wandering placidly back to the valley, but Folsom kept on.
    WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
    Power was smoking placidly, and the gloomy prophecy of his friend did not appear to disturb him.
    THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
    In the instance of a child, that ansthetic was administered while it lay placidly in its mothers arms.
    RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
    He looked back once, and saw the shepherd placidly driving his flock before him.
    THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
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    WORDS RELATED TO PLACIDLY

    • constantly
    • fluently
    • horizontally
    • levelly
    • on an even keel
    • placidly
    • regularly
    • smoothly
    • steadily
    • straight
    • tranquilly
    • uniformly
    • unvaryingly
    • without bumps
    • calmly
    • placidly
    • remotely
    • serenely
    • tranquilly
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