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still1 British & World English

Not moving or making a sound

still2 British & World English

An apparatus for distilling alcoholic drinks such as whisky

still English Thesaurus

Polly lay quite still

much less British & World English

Used to introduce something as being even less likely than something already mentioned

pot still British & World English

A still to which heat is applied directly and not by means of a steam jacket

still-hunt British & World English

Hunt game stealthily; stalk

still life British & World English

A painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects, typically including fruit and flowers and objects contrasting with these in texture, such as bowls and glassware

still room British & World English

A room in a large house used by the housekeeper for the storage of preserves, cakes, and liqueurs and the preparation of tea and coffee

stock-still British & World English

Without any movement; completely still

stock-still English Thesaurus

he stood stock-still

still life New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

still and all British & World English

Nevertheless; even so

still small voice British & World English

The voice of one’s conscience (with reference to 1 Kings 19:12)

still waters run deep British & World English

A quiet or placid manner may conceal a passionate nature

much less in less British & World English

Used to introduce something as being even less likely than something already mentioned

stillborn British & World English

(Of an infant) born dead

still lifes in still life British & World English

A painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects, typically including fruit and flowers and objects contrasting with these in texture, such as bowls and glassware

still small voice in still1 British & World English

The voice of one’s conscience (with reference to 1 Kings 19:12)


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