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See definition of stiffly on Dictionary.com
  • as inawkwardly
  • as infirmly

synonyms for stiffly

  • clumsily
  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
  • strongly
  • thoroughly
  • hard
  • fast
  • inflexibly
  • solid
  • steadily
  • substantially
  • tight
  • rigidly
  • tightly
  • soundly
  • securely
  • solidly
  • durably
  • enduringly
  • fixedly
  • like a rock
  • motionlessly
  • stably
  • unflinchingly
  • unshakeably
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antonyms for stiffly

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  • adroitly
  • gracefully
  • skillfully
  • weakly
  • indefinitely
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How to use stiffly in a sentence

My friend Tim LeBon, a London-based cognitive behavioral therapist and author, has done research on this to fight back against the “stiff upper lip” understanding of Stoicism.
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The Independent faces stiff competition in establishing itself as a recognized global news brand to compete with the likes of The New York Times or The Guardian, said media analyst Ian Whittaker.
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Those connections are stiff and resist bending under pressure.
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Hand-knee crawling also gently engages your hips and shoulders, which tend to get stiff from sitting for long periods of time.
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In fact, if you want a stiffer challenge, try doing this puzzle entirely in your head.
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Blamires, though, is less interested in the newest tennis dress than he is in understanding why spider silk is so uniquely stiff, tensile, and tough.
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The point of pooling is to lower the average across the entire, combined fleet to below the requirement, so that the partner in need becomes compliant and avoids paying stiff fines for exceeding the limits.
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The five-liter stiff-shelled container is just the right size to carry lunch and snacks for one.
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Musk claims this change makes the car stiffer and more responsive when you’re driving.
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In other words, the state is ordinarily supposed to send a message with stiff penalties for public corruption.
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WORDS RELATED TO STIFFLY

  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • clumsily
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • stiffly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.