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- adjective brought to a standstill
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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After a few minutes of that, his expression stilled, schooled once more into the calm mask he so determinedly holds.
He took a deep breath, and his expression stilled for a moment.
Duissane threw him the briefest of wide-glances; her expression stilled the words in his mouth.
His extended hand again stilled the storm, and he resumed: You shall go with me to Stirling, but as my friends only: never as the enemies of the regent of Scotland.
Bayard2s sword stilled, and Sir Robert stood stiffly behind him, his hand stretched toward the Scorpion in silent anguish.
"No," Sam said, and her eyes focused on his face then, her own expression stilled, apprehensive.
When the Lord Jesus Christ at one word stilled the raging of the sea and wind, all that were with him knew there was divine power at hand, Matt. viii.
There is a remembrance of vanished hands, of voices for ever stilled, which is altogether wrong and weakening.
This was the celebrated Dr Scoresby; a man who had spent his youth and manhood in the whale-fishing; who, late in life, entered the Church, and, until the day of his death, took a special delight in directing the attention of sailors to Him whose word stilled the tempest and bade the angry waves be calm.
That call stilled the tumult for a minute, and Stalky, leaping to a desk, shouted, "He went and sucked the diphtheria stuff out of Stettson major's throat when we thought he was in town.