stonily

All Adverb
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  • She eyed him stonily, and then sent him off about his business. Cited from Long Live the King, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • What was left for her but to be a slave, she said stonily to herself. Cited from The Madigans, by Miriam Michelson
  • "Why did you look so stonily indifferent when I came up?" he asked. Cited from Red Hair, by Elinor Glyn
  • Her heart was in her mouth, but she sat on stonily, determined that he should not know she had seen him. Cited from War-time Silhouettes, by Stephen Hudson
  • They were asking the question of themselves and they were waiting stonily for the answer. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • Those men and women gazing on us so stonily knew my companion's rank and faith. Cited from The House of the Wolf, by Stanley Weyman
  • He replied stonily that of course he wanted to marry her. Cited from Miss Lulu Bett, by Zona Gale
  • He still stared at her stonily without moving or speaking. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • He abruptly turned, and his steady eyes stonily regarded his friend. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It is a little bush cemetery, and he stands stonily watching them fill up her grave. Cited from While the Billy Boils, by Henry Lawson
  • She told him, stonily, that he had disappointed her dearest hopes and broken her heart. Cited from Fort Amity, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He sat by the table gazing stonily at the fire, his long legs twisted beneath his chair. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • But his eyes followed her and seemed to stare stonily at her out of the dark corners of the room. Cited from Greifenstein, by F. Marion Crawford
  • And once more, with eyes stonily averted, his wife left him to his own company and that of the face in the glass. Cited from The Return, by Walter de la Mare
  • While he eagerly pressed these arguments his mother listened stonily, without apparent interest or sympathy. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • I regarded him stonily and leant against the cold, cold bonnet of the car. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Nov 21, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Some of the wounded had turned their eyes from the sun; others, too weak to move, lay stonily blinking. Cited from A Volunteer Poilu, by Henry Sheahan
  • One dark, menacing glance Zara shot after him; then she sat stonily down by her dead. Cited from The Baronet's Bride, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Standing with folded arms I faced Eagle, and she as stonily faced me. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Their eyes met, but the other stared a bit stonily. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
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Meaning of stonily

  • adverb In a stony manner
    stonily indifferent to time