Calmly \Calm"ly\, adv. In a calm manner. [1913 Webster]

The gentle stream which calmly flows. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

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  • calmly — [[t]kɑ͟ːmli[/t]] ADV: ADV with v (emphasis) You can use calmly to emphasize that someone is behaving in a very controlled or ordinary way in a frightening or unusual situation. [WRITTEN] → See also calm She walked up to her lover s wife and… …   English dictionary

  • calmly — adv. Calmly is used with these verbs: ↑answer, ↑ask, ↑explain, ↑inform, ↑listen, ↑look, ↑react, ↑reply, ↑respond, ↑retort, ↑say, ↑sip, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • calmly — calm ► ADJECTIVE 1) not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other emotions. 2) peaceful and undisturbed. ► NOUN 1) a calm state or period. 2) (calms) an area of the sea without wind. ► VERB (often …   English terms dictionary

  • calmly — adverb 1. with self possession (especially in times of stress) (Freq. 9) he spoke calmly to the rioting students • Derived from adjective: ↑calm 2. in a sedate manner (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑sedately …   Useful english dictionary

  • calmly — adverb see calm III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • calmly — See calm. * * * …   Universalium

  • calmly — adverb /ˈkɑː(ɹ) In a calm manner …   Wiktionary

  • calmly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. quietly, unexcitedly, tranquilly, unconcernedly, serenely, coolly, confidently, sedately, collectedly, composedly, placidly, smoothly, reposefully, impassively, restfully, motionlessly, uninterruptedly, peacefully,… …   English dictionary for students

  • calmly — adv. quietly, tranquilly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calmly — calm·ly …   English syllables

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