icily icily  /ˈaɪ sɪ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a cold and icy manner

Usage(s):

  1. Whereas Qusay would icily and efficiently murder for his father to further a political aim, his brother pursued a brand of terror that was personal, arbitrary and spontaneous.
  2. There are still plenty of people who see his work as icily mannered, sensationalist guignol.

News

  • A classic pop voice returns

    With the help of producer and writer Jörgen Elofsson (famous for early Britney Spears and Kelly Clarkson hits), Fältskog sounds as clear and cool in 2013 as she did on “Fernando†of 1976. Though she can't reach the high notes of yore, Fältskog the singer is full-blooded and icily passionate on the disco-phonic “Dance Your Pain Away†and the sleek MOR pop of “Back on Your Radio.†...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

Quotes

  • Bernstein writes: "No, Hillary responded icily, there would be no changes because, delay or not, the White House would 'demonize' members of Congress and the medical establishment who would use the interim to alter the administration's plan or...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Carl Bernstein Source: Milford Daily News

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