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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a theatrical manner.

Usage examples (18)
  • She gasped stagily, choked, wrapped her hands about her throat.
  • The Dublin teapot poised, Birdie coughed stagily and lifted her chin.
  • There were many glum faces, quite a few angry ones; Sulla paused rather stagily to see if anyone was going to protest audibly.
  • And everything is mixed up in one and I said that is the model for television which was at that point very stagily involved in our documentaries, that I always said was... for more
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