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Definición de “stiffly” en inglés

stiffly

adverb uk   /ˈstɪf.li/ us  

stiffly adverb (FIRM)

straight and not bending: The soldiers stood stiffly to attention.

stiffly adverb (NOT RELAXED)

in a way that is too formal: "I don't think that it's anything to do with you," he said stiffly.

stiffly adverb (SEVERE)

severely: I wrote a stiffly worded letter of complaint to the council.
(Definition of stiffly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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