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 for placid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Placid \Plac"id\, a. [L. placidus, originally, pleasing, mild,
     from placere to please: cf. F. placide. See Please.]
     Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful;
     tranquil; quiet; gentle. "That placid aspect and meek
     regard." --Milton. "Sleeping . . . the placid sleep of
     infancy." --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  placid
      adj 1: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy
             waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the
             placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of
             tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a
             smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still
             water"; "unruffled water" [syn: placid, quiet,
             still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled]
      2: not easily irritated; "an equable temper"; "not everyone
         shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the
         repeated delays" [syn: equable, even-tempered, good-
         tempered, placid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "placid":
     affliction, at rest, bane, besetment, bother, botheration, calm,
     cloistered, collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, curse, detached,
     disease, dwindling, easy, easygoing, ebbing, epidemic,
     even-tenored, exasperation, halcyon, hushed, impassive,
     inexcitable, infestation, invasion, irenic, irritant, isolated,
     moldering, nuisance, outbreak, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, pes,
     pest, pestilence, philosophical, plague, poised, quiescent, quiet,
     rash, ravage, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, scourge,
     secluded, self-possessed, sequestered, sequestrated, serene,
     sheltered, smooth, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic,
     stolid, subsiding, tranquil, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved,
     unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning
  
  

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