placidly :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

placidly

pla sid lee

  • r  in a quiet and tranquil manner
    the sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes
  • r  in a placid and good-natured manner
    I put the questions, and she answered them placidly

  • A cult movie director and a cow wait placidly on a busy Los Angeles street corner on a sunny autumn day.
  • If somebody screwed up, the star took it placidly, saying over and over, "This is what rehearsals are for.
  • Knapp, not reelected, was functioning placidly last autumn as Dean of the College of Home Economics at Syracuse University when, abruptly, she was accused by an erstwhile .
News & Articles

  • When Peter Rabbit goes bad
    When Peter first made his appearance on area lawns, not many of us took notice. The thrill of a little wildlife in the yard was exciting and everybody loved the dewy-eyed innocence of a bunny placidly nosing about.
    June 24, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
Quotes

  • Max Ehrmann in Digital Journalist
    Max Ehrmann wrote the poem "Desiderata" in 1927, the first line of which could have been the subtitle to a photographer's manual: "Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence."
  • Zvi Mazel in Sydney Morning Herald
    My wife and I stood there and began to tremble,Mazel explained to the website Ynet. "There was the terrorist, wearing perfect make-up and sailing placidly along the rivers of blood of my brothers and the families that were murdered."
  • Turnbull in Journal and Courier
    Gliese 581 "appears to be a nice, quiet older star that orbits placidly within the disk of the galaxy," says astronomer Margaret Turnbull of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.