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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a composed and unconcerned manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • Without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher
  • To tell him what she thought of him in coolly considered, cold-measured terms?
  • Barlow turned in after him but hesitated when Kendric called coolly:
  • "On the contrary," coolly, "I know very well what I am doing." for more
Tutoring comment
  • He walked, very coolly (acting calmly), down into the "coulee" (ravine).
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