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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
Designer Jil Sander returned to her eponymous label after a decade away with a collection that was tasteful but staid.
The song and the dance are broken off, never to be resumed, when the staid footfall of the lady is heard approaching.Milton|Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
I staid in the house until about twelve o'clock and then came home.Hydesville|Thomas Olman Todd
Then to herself she said: This comes of shutting up a child with staid old people.Little Maid Marian|Amy E. Blanchard
We staid a day at Manheim, and, on the fifth from our departure from Strasburgh, arrived at Mayence.Frankenstein|Mary Shelley
But would mamma tie me any shorter if I staid away till the moon came up?Aunt Madge's Story|Sophie May