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That attitude — staid over flashy, practical instead of grandiose — characterized Cinemark before the pandemic.
We’ll leave it to you whether the changing public valuations are just a blip or a more staid change in the winds.
As the Roland Barthesque title indicates, “Keats’s Odes” is no staid, traditional work of literary commentary.
Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.
After that the little girl staid mostly with the stewardess, and was comparatively happy.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
How long they would have staid is uncertain if there had not come a second knock at the kitchen door.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
My wife not very well went home, I staid late there seeing them play at cards, and so home to bed.
So home, calling in at my father's, but staid not, my father and mother being both forth.
Here I staid all the afternoon talking of the King's being married, which is now the town talk, but I believe false.
We staid walking in the gallery; where we met with Mr. Slingsby, that was formerly a great friend of Mons.

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