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synonyms for steely

  • barbarous
  • brutal
  • callous
  • hardened
  • inhuman
  • merciless
  • ruthless
  • cold
  • dispassionate
  • hard-boiled
  • hard-hearted
  • imperturbable
  • matter-of-fact
  • obdurate
  • pitiless
  • relentless
  • savage
  • stony-hearted
  • uncompassionate
  • unemotional
  • unfeeling
  • unmoved
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antonyms for steely

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  • compassionate
  • feeling
  • gentle
  • giving
  • kind
  • nice
  • sympathetic
  • demonstrative
  • friendly
  • merciful
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        How to use steely in a sentence

        Much has changed since the 1980s, but the cinematic tale we recently published suggests the steely nerve of Larry Wu-Tai Chin is alive and well among China’s espionage agents.
        REVISITING “THE YEAR OF THE SPY”BY STEPHEN ENGELBERGJULY 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
        They were staring each other down, steely-eyed, until one of them blinked.
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        The neuroscientists describe a scenario in which a brain implant that enables a paralyzed man to control a prosthetic arm suddenly goes haywire because the man feels frustrated, and it attacks an assistant with its steely claws.
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        Elsewhere, she betrays a surprisingly thin skin given her steely demeanor during four decades in the public eye.
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        McCrory appeared in more than 70 movies and television shows, notably playing the steely Aunt Polly in the crime drama “Peaky Blinders,” which premiered in 2013 and developed a following in the United States after being picked up by Netflix.
        HELEN MCCRORY, BRITISH ACTRESS IN ‘PEAKY BLINDERS,’ DIES AT 52HARRISON SMITHAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        In these wild places, I began to make the long, slow shift from imposing a steely will over my body to actually inhabiting it.
        HOW NATURE HELPED ME RECOVER FROM AN EATING DISORDERKATE SIBERMARCH 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
        Among them are Alena Boudreau, a steely Helen Mirren-like character, and Ben Walker, a former DARPA investigator, who team up to find Maeve before she’s turned into a bioweapon.
        ‘RED HANDS’ IS EITHER CREEPILY SATISFYING OR A TRIGGER FOR YOUR WORST NIGHTMAREELIZABETH HANDDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        The lawyer's steely gaze was sunk in the soft blue depths of hers.
        THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
        His hand flashed out and grasped the other's wrist in a steely grip.
        THE JUDAS VALLEYGERALD VANCE
        She plunged into the chilly equinoctial darkness as the clock struck ten, for her fifteen miles' walk under the steely stars.
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        WORDS RELATED TO STEELY

        • barbarous
        • brutal
        • callous
        • cold
        • dispassionate
        • hard-boiled
        • hard-hearted
        • hardened
        • imperturbable
        • inhuman
        • matter-of-fact
        • merciless
        • obdurate
        • pitiless
        • relentless
        • ruthless
        • savage
        • steely
        • stony-hearted
        • uncompassionate
        • unemotional
        • unfeeling
        • unmoved
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.