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Sample sentences for the GRE study word stolid

stolid can be used as a adj

1."Emigrants have no rights, Evremonde," was the stolid reply. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
2.He was a big, fat, stolid youth of twenty, with a round, expressionless face, and a painful lack of conversational gifts. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.Now Tom shivered from head to heel for his eye fell upon the stolid face of Injun Joe. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
4.The gentleman from Tellson's had nothing left for it but to empty his glass with an air of stolid desperation, settle his odd little flaxen wig at the ears, and follow the waiter to Miss Manette's apartment. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.Next the Scotchman was the place assigned to Costello, the eccentric, while at his side was seated in stolid repose the squat form of Madden. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.Don't you remember You WON'T tell, WILL you, Joe" And the poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer, and clasped his appealing hands. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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