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still

[ stil ]SEE DEFINITION OF still
  • adj.calm, motionless, quiet
  • conj.however
  • nounquiet
  • verbmake quiet, motionless, calm

Synonyms for still

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Antonyms for still

  • broken
  • changeable
  • unfixed
  • variable
  • agitated
  • moving
  • stirred
  • unquiet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STILL

And still, dearest Philothea, your heart speaks the same language.

"If you still love Paralus, I wonder you can be so quiet and cheerful," said Eudora.

Proclus was covered with confusion, but still seemed half incredulous.

His lines were gracefully full, his bearing had still the alertness of youth.

Is that brother of hers you told me about still makin' up to that party?

Still he is well spotted, and them freckles mean iron in the blood.

Still, the thought of the gold in his pockets afforded some satisfaction.

Still he reflected that he would be unable to get out, and in the morning he could go for the constable.

He was still exerting his strength to the utmost when the whistle of the locomotive was heard.

No, I couldn't help it, but still it wouldn't have happened if it had not been in my charge.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English stille "motionless, stationary," from West Germanic *steljaz (cf. Old Frisian, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch stille, Dutch stil, Old High German stilli, German still), from root *stel- "fixed, not moving, standing" (see stall (n.1)). Meaning "quiet, silent" emerged in later Old English. Euphemistic for "dead" in stillborn, etc. Still small voice is from KJV:

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adverbin addition to

becalm

verbcalm
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