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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a grave and sober manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • Some silent Italians, with noisy interpreters, sat staidly upon the benches.
  • Very staidly Cadfael rehearsed his errand, and reported its satisfactory results.
  • Mutawwif; some walking staidly, and others running, whilst many stood in groups to prayer.
  • On his left William Martel, his steward, and Robert de Vere, his constable, followed more staidly. for more
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