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Synonyms for calmly

Synonyms for calmly

in a sedate manner


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He made no struggle to get higher, for all his strength had left him, and seeing no hope he calmly awaited death.
My four Sons calmly asleep in the North-Western rooms, my two orphan Grandsons to the South; the Servants, the Butler, my Daughter, all in their several apartments.
My father is king's attorney," replied Andrea calmly.
Bloomfield sent for me, and calmly told me that after Midsummer my services would be no longer required.
His eyes were fixed with a fascinating glare upon those five cards which Trent had so calmly laid down.
And if I have, my young friend," he said calmly, "what the devil business is it of yours?
Richardson, if you are not in a hurry," Wingrave continued calmly.
Fearing that I had offended I was about to apologize and beg him to think no more about the matter, when looking me calmly in the eyes he said:
For Anne to take things calmly would have been to change her nature.
You did not wind me much, at first," he calmly said, "and I told you that long sto-ry a-bout King Ev-ol-do; so it is no won-der that I ran down.
Well, all I hope," said Miss Cornelia calmly, "is that when I'm dead nobody will call me `our departed sister.
As his wife grew older, she became even a more cheerful and light-hearted little creature; and it was a common saying among their friends, that it was impossible to say which looked the happier, Tim as he sat calmly smiling in his elbow-chair on one side of the fire, or his brisk little wife chatting and laughing, and constantly bustling in and out of hers, on the other.
Barbicane, having by a rapid movement firmly fixed his hat upon his head, calmly continued his harangue:
Little comforted by this, she clasped her hands upon her knee, and glancing upward, seemed, in silent anguish, to implore divine assistance; then, turning to me, she calmly said, - 'To-morrow, if you meet me on the moor about mid-day, I will tell you all you seek to know; and perhaps you will then see the necessity of discontinuing our intimacy - if, indeed, you do not willingly resign me as one no longer worthy of regard.
Jones was a little surprized at the sound, having never heard it before; but Mrs Fitzpatrick very calmly said, that, as some company were coming, she could not make him any answer now; but if he pleased to stay till they were gone, she intimated she had something to say to him.