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Most political memoirs these days are staid, buttoned-down affairs, written with an eye on a higher office or a place in history.
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.The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material|Alex Wilhelm|March 5, 2021|TechCrunch
As the Roland Barthesque title indicates, “Keats’s Odes” is no staid, traditional work of literary commentary.Two centuries after John Keats’s death, his famous odes are still sparking new discussions|Troy Jollimore|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
The superhero medium is so staid that temporary exposure to a black lead is considered groundbreaking.DC Comics’ Diversity Crisis: Why the Status Quo Rules|Liz Watson|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New entryway plans look more Rodeo Drive than staid tropical hideaway.Celebrities, Take Note: Anguilla Is Back From the Brink|Debra A. Klein|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The staid old NFL soon faced competition from the upstart AFL, which, of course, put a team in New York.New York City Is the Storied Football Capital of the USA|Ben Jacobs|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for all its madcap zaniness, Woke Up Lonely easily refutes the idea that the novel is a staid, obsolete form of writing.
That's right, I said it: this is a landmark victory for the forces of staid, bourgeois sexual morality.Why Gay Marriage Will Win, and Sexual Freedom Will Lose|Megan McArdle|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
After that the little girl staid mostly with the stewardess, and was comparatively happy.
How long they would have staid is uncertain if there had not come a second knock at the kitchen door.
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.