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stiffly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stiffly

  1. 1 in a manner so as to cause loss or suffering stiffly criticized for making such indiscreet comments in public Synonyms of stiffly brutally, hard, harshly, ill, oppressively, roughly, severely, sternly, hardlyWords Related to stiffly callously, cold-bloodedly, hard-heartedly, heartlessly, inhumanely, inhumanly, insensately, insensitively, mercilessly, obdurately, pitilessly, ruthlessly, tyrannically, uncharitably, unfeelingly, unmercifully, unsparingly; abusively, brutishly, savagely, viciously; aggressively, assertively, decidedly, determinedly, firmly, grimly, gruffly, resolutely, strongly, toughlyNear Antonyms of stiffly benevolently, benignantly, considerately, cordially, graciously, kindly, lovingly, tenderly; charitably, compassionately, humanely, mercifully, softheartedly, sympathetically, tolerantly, understandinglyAntonyms of stiffly clemently, gently, leniently, lightly, mildly, softly

  2. 2 in a vigorous and forceful manner a stiffly fought battle Synonyms of stiffly dynamically, energetically, explosively, firmly, forcefully, forcibly, mightily, muscularly, powerfully, roundly, hard, stoutly, strenuously, strongly, sturdily, vigorouslyWords Related to stiffly fiercely, hammer and tongs, robustly, roughshod, sharply, vehemently, violently; actively, animatedly, briskly, crisply, eagerly, gamely, heartily, lustily, snappily, spiritedly, spunkily, vivaciously; decidedly, determinedly, directly, emphatically, fast, fixedly, intensively, intently, purposefully, resolutely, rigidly, smartly, solidly, soundly, squarely, steadfastly, steadily, sturdily, surely; aggressively, assertively, manfully, potentlyNear Antonyms of stiffly delicately, faintly, frailly, shakily; bloodlessly, halfheartedly, languidly, lazily, listlessly, spiritlessly; impotently, ineffectively, ineffectually, lamely, nervelessly, spinelessly, uncertainlyAntonyms of stiffly feebly, gently, softly, weakly


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