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- adv. In a starched or starchy manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a starched or starch manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a starchy manner; with stiffness of manner; formally.
Renownedly prudish, starchly asexual and well known to be no fan of Logan, her support lent all the more gravity for its apparent incongruity.
He was dressed in a starchly pressed white housecoat and black slacks, and Layne felt nostalgia stalking her as she remembered her last stay at the Princeton.
"I hope she'll never love any man till she's married to him; it is not proper, John," said Mrs. Avenel, somewhat starchly, though very mildly.