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synonyms for stilly

  • calmly
  • quietly
  • mutely
  • wordlessly
  • as still as a mouse
  • noiselessly
  • soundlessly
  • speechlessly
  • without a sound
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How to use stilly in a sentence

It was no more that clear, visible interior, like a house roofed with glass, where the green submarine sunshine slept so stilly.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Something about 'stilly night,' 'fond recollections,' 'starved cats,' and the like.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
She moved about the house with a step as stilly as the falling dews.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Mr. Craig sat down to the organ and played the opening bars of the touching melody, 'Oft in the Stilly Night.'
BLACK ROCKRALPH CONNOR
Some sat talking in low and whispering voices, as if unwilling, even by a sound, to break the stilly calm.
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
She had been doing too much of the work herself instead of lying at her ease and stilly willing it to be done.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
At last Paula spoke, so stilly that she seemed a statue enunciating: 'Are the verses known that he wrote with his blood?'
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
He went up another flight, and Holden went with him in a sort of stilly, unnatural calm.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Possessed by the sense of this stilly solitude, Quintus Claudius went on till nearly on the shore of the river.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 1 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
She took it stilly, and turned him a marble, storm-purged face, a pair of eyes which seemed all black.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STILLY

  • as still as a mouse
  • calmly
  • mutely
  • noiselessly
  • quietly
  • soundlessly
  • speechlessly
  • stilly
  • without a sound
  • wordlessly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.