Statelily State"li*ly (st[=a]t"l[i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a stately manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • statelily — ˈstātlə̇lē, ə̇li adverb Etymology: stately (I) + ly : in a stately manner : with impressive dignity : dignifiedly, formally nobody danced more statelily J.B.Cabell …   Useful english dictionary

  • statelily — adverb In a stately manner …   Wiktionary

  • statelily — state·li·ly …   English syllables

  • stately — is an adjective only (as in a stately home). The notional adverb statelily would be too awkward and is not used …   Modern English usage

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