[adverb stil-lee; adjective stil-ee]
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  1. Chiefly Literary. still; quiet.

Origin of stilly

before 1000; Middle English (adv.); Old English stillīce. See still1, -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for stilly

quietly, calmly, mutely, noiselessly, stilly

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adverb (ˈstɪllɪ)
  1. archaic, or literary quietly or calmly
adjective (ˈstɪlɪ)
  1. poetic still, quiet, or calm
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