adjective, ston·i·er, ston·i·est.
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While there’s an earthy element in stony minerality, this wine seems to reach for the sun with its brightness.This chianti will put you under the Tuscan sun and ground you with earthy flavors, too|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Quince, apple and pear flavors envelop the palate, followed by a stony acidity that keeps the wine focused through a long finish.This sauvignon blanc tastes like a splurge, but doesn’t cost like one|Dave McIntyre|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
The first Hayabusa mission visited stony asteroid Itokawa and returned to Earth in 2010.Hayabusa2’s asteroid dirt may hold clues to the early solar system|Lisa Grossman|December 7, 2020|Science News
He looked up to see Auguste staring stonily at him, his manacled hands clenched into fists.Shaman|Robert Shea
No lips were tighter set, and no face more stonily expressionless than that of Sergeant Newton Spooner.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
But his eyes followed her and seemed to stare stonily at her out of the dark corners of the room.Greifenstein|F. Marion Crawford
He turned and walked up the stone steps again, closely followed by his servant, and poor Oliver sat staring stonily after them.A Modern Aladdin|Howard Pyle
She waited for him to speak, and he, stiff of back and grim of face, stood stonily silent.Once to Every Man|Larry Evans