adverb see stilted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stiltedly — stilted ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of speech or writing) stiff and self conscious or unnatural. 2) standing on stilts. DERIVATIVES stiltedly adverb stiltedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • stiltedly — adverb in a stilted manner she answered him stiltedly • Derived from adjective: ↑stilted …   Useful english dictionary

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  • stiltedly — stilt·ed·ly …   English syllables

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