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  • adjective superlative form of stately: most stately.

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Examples

  • Replied the Prince, ‘Go ye to my father and acquaint him with my case, and fetch us tents, for we will tarry here seven days to rest ourselves till he make ready his retinue to meet us, that we may enter in stateliest state.’ —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • No problem, said the architect, and after six months, for a cool million dollars, he produced the stateliest bathroom anyone had ever seen.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • No problem, said the architect, and after six months, for a cool million dollars, he produced the stateliest bathroom anyone had ever seen.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • No problem, said the architect, and after six months, for a cool million dollars, he produced the stateliest bathroom anyone had ever seen.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • No problem, said the architect, and after six months, for a cool million dollars, he produced the stateliest bathroom anyone had ever seen.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • So the kings said that they would give him all things soever that he desired, and therewith was a great army got ready, and all things wrought in the most heedful wise, ships and all war-gear, so that his journey might be of the stateliest: but Sigurd himself steered the dragon-keel which was the greatest and noblest; richly wrought were their sails, and glorious to look on.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Janshah said to the two Mamelukes, ‘Go ye to my sire and acquaint him with my case and fetch us tents, for we will abide here seven days to rest ourselves, till he make ready his retinue to meet us that we may enter in the stateliest state.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The best work and the worst, the plainest and the richest, the stateliest and the least imposing — both of

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • The Bigwig family (composed of all the stateliest people thereabouts, and all the noisiest) had undertaken to save him the trouble of thinking for himself, and to manage him and his affairs.

    Nobody's Story

  • The Bigwig family (composed of all the stateliest people thereabouts, and all the noisiest) had undertaken to save him the trouble of thinking for himself, and to manage him and his affairs.

    Nobody's Story

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