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How to use stolid in a sentence
That last idea is borne out sonically in the form of an instrument that sounds like a stolid trumpet—until it starts sputtering and trembling like an electric guitar.73 Great Things We Read, Listened to or Watched This Year | TIME Staff | December 27, 2021 | Time
In the narrowness of its range, the temperature may have made a particularly appropriate accomplice to Saturday’s skies, which were notable for their stolid and scarcely varying grayness.Saturday was warm and overcast in morning and evening | Martin Weil | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
The animal’s stolid speed and strength powered massive migrations of people, pulled plows that transformed agriculture and revolutionized warfare.Scientists found modern domestic horses’ homeland in southwestern Russia | Jonathan Lambert | October 20, 2021 | Science News
The New York Times began its review with the words “stolid and humorless.”‘From Up on Poppy Hill’: Goro Miyazaki, the Next Generation of Studio Ghibli | Melissa Leon | March 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And when he did, he was not positioned in front of a stolid stage set.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning | Robin Givhan | November 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Taylor was perfectly formed for the intuitive, opportunistic life of a rebel, but not for the stolid bureaucracy of government.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor | Finlay Young | April 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
stolid and somber, these are films made to be admired, not loved.
She is stolid and reliable, sartorially and in seemingly every other way, and that forms the essence of her appeal.
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
It is just this joyous, care-free nature of the Irish that the stolid Englishman will never learn to appreciate.
Not that those stolid agriculturists required much repression.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
One man, solid and stolid, stood his ground on the edge of the chain and administered a hearty kick upon each ankle as it passed.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
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