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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With self-possession (especially in times of stress); In a sedate manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • He spoke calmly to the rioting students
  • Brother Selbert spoke her name calmly, tilting his head.
  • The Calgary captain calmly swept in his 14th goal with a smooth backhander.
  • "Hold fast," she called calmly to the driver, and began dragging him upward, inch by inch. for more
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