[ kahm-lee, kahlm- ]
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  1. without excitement, agitation, or passion:He kept his cool throughout, calmly challenging his opponents on alleged facts he believed were wrong.

  2. (of wind, waves, etc.) with relatively little force or movement; gently: The wind blew calmly as the three of us lay on the beach, lazily passing the time.

Origin of calmly


Other words from calmly

  • qua·si-calm·ly, adverb
  • un·calm·ly, adverb

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