“George is not a Machiavellian self-interested monster,” Ashton said calmly on the last day of rebuttal.
Just temper temper, calmly pointing out where your boundaries are being crossed.
So far, he's acted like a pilot flying a plane through severe turbulence, calmly speaking to passengers.
But eight years after the September 11 attacks, are we still sitting ducks, calmly awaiting new disasters?
He was there through wars and riots, marches and milestones, calmly telling us what we needed to know.
He ignored the ring of hostile faces about him and calmly bit into the banana.
I can't look at it as calmly as you do as if it all belonged to someone else.
The young girl tried to say, calmly, that she had not the money.
"Every man is innocent until convicted by a jury," said Hurd, calmly.
Its been my wish ever since I first set eyes on you, he answered, calmly.
late 14c., from Old French calme "tranquility, quiet," traditionally from Old Italian calma, from Late Latin cauma "heat of the mid-day sun" (in Italy, a time when everything rests and is still), from Greek kauma "heat" (especially of the sun), from kaiein "to burn" (see caustic). Spelling influenced by Latin calere "to be hot." Figurative application to social or mental conditions is 16c.
late 14c., from Old French calme, carme "stillness, quiet, tranquility," from the adjective (see calm (adj.)).
late 14c., from Old French calmer or from calm (adj.). Related: Calmed; calming.