icily

All Adverb
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  • "What's going on here!" the officer asked icily. Cited from Man of Many Minds, by E. Everett Evans
  • "How could so voluptuous looking a creature be so icily cold?" he wondered. Cited from The Reason Why, by Elinor Glyn
  • She talked gayly, but every now and then he saw that she shuddered as though icily cold. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • Upon these, his observations, he proceeds to tell a story of a State and he tells it icily. Cited from Brann The Iconoclast, William Cowper Brann
  • The pair of them liked one another well, but the ties of discipline had kept them icily apart up to now. Cited from A Master of Fortune, by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • "Is there anything else we can get for you?" asked Sabina icily. Cited from A Rock in the Baltic, by Robert Barr
  • From the garden came the cold blast, blowing icily through this wide bare space. Cited from Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), by James S. De Benneville
  • A thrill of horror shot through me icily, and a low cry burst from my lips. Cited from Guy Livingstone, by George A. Lawrence
  • "Oh, are you leaving town?" she asked icily. Cited from Molly Make-Believe, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • "And who are you, sir?" he asked icily. Cited from The Substitute Prisoner, by Max Marcin
  • When Finn becomes upset at this news, she says icily that she warned him when he was a child.
  • Higher and higher came the water, icily cold and numbing. Cited from Bunyip Land, by George Manville Fenn
  • My companion, on the contrary, seemed to have become icily cool. Cited from The Quest of the Sacred Slipper, by Sax Rohmer
  • "Are you aware whom you are talking to, Smith?" he inquired icily. Cited from Mike and Psmith, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • When he first spoke his tones were more irascible, less icily imperturbable, than they had been hitherto. Cited from Half A Chance, by Frederic S. Isham
  • She fenced all 'round him and over him, and he soon discovered that she was icily gracious to every one, save her father alone. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • The moon burned icily above the eastern hills. Cited from My Friend Prospero, by Henry Harland
  • "Then why didn't you take the ten thousand and call it quits while the getting was good?" demanded his partner icily. Cited from Tutt and Mr. Tutt, by Arthur Train
  • Again a cold shudder ran icily through me. Cited from The Hand Of Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • The question she had once asked herself, whether he loved her, she could not answer doubtfully; was it not his love that had set her icily against him? Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
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Meaning of icily

  • adverb In a cold and icy manner
    `Mr. Powell finds it easier to take it out of mothers, children and sick people than to take on this vast industry,' Mr Brown commented icily