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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling an alloy of iron in hardness, firmness, color, keenness, or chillness

Usage examples (33)
  • steely eyes
  • Joseph Small, pilot of the Bronco OV 10 plane that crashed as it returned from a mission, watched in steely silence.
  • Katie set her jaw, and her expression grew steely.
  • Want to come around? "said Skippy, with what is commonly described as a steely look. for more
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