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stilly

Syllabification: stil·ly
literary

Definition of stilly in English:

adverb

Pronunciation: /ˈstillē
 
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Quietly and with little movement: the birds rested stilly
More example sentences
  • They wait there, standing stilly even as the bus slows and tries to stop close to that spot, where a brake squeals mightily.
  • The figure lay very stilly on his bed, the sheets rumpled and wet with his sweat.
  • The waters work, and Jefferson is exalted stilly in his place.

adjective

Pronunciation: /ˈstiˌlē
 
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Still and quiet: the stilly night
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  • It was a stilly pitch-dark morning; neither moon nor star nor light from house or electricity pole was to be seen.
  • In the dusk we walked out onto a little bridge to watch birds, and in the stilly evening, out over the lake an alpen horn began to play.

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