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stif lee

  • r  in a stiff manner
    his hands lay stiffly
  • r  in a rigid manner

  • Vladimir Putin gives a first impression of contained power: he is compact and moves stiffly but efficiently.
  • Inside on the wall, along with stiffly formal photographs of parents and children, there usually hangs a portrait of Fidel Castro.
  • Every half kilometer or so along a 25-kilometer route into town, female traffic cops stood stiffly at attention, wearing fur-lined hats and carrying batons they could .

  • Bryan Appleyard in PC World
    Apple hates personality stuff and press intrusion. 'We want to discourage profiles', an Apple PR tells me stiffly, apparently unaware she is waving a sackful of red rags at a herd of bulls,Appleyard writes. "Another PR rings the editor of...
  • Martin Roscheisen in
    We are honored to be awarded the largest net amount any company receives as part of the stiffly competitive Solar America Initiative,said company CEO Martin Roscheisen.
  • Dick Williams in
    Thank goodness he understood,Williams wrote in his autobiography. "He went out there and stiffly faced one batter, who grounded out to shortstop, at which point I immediately yanked him from the game."

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