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adverb stiffly pronunciation in American English /ˈstɪfli/
  1. 1
    in a formal way that is not friendly or relaxed

    The old soldier sat stiffly upright.

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  2. 2
    in a way that shows you cannot move your body easily

    Stiffly, she walked out of the room.

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  3. 3
    in a way that causes something to become stiff

    Beat the egg whites stiffly.

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