[ US /ˈkɑɫmɫi, ˈkɑmɫi/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːmli/ ]
  1. in a sedate manner
  2. with self-possession (especially in times of stress)
    he spoke calmly to the rioting students
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How To Use calmly In A Sentence

  • They have already, we note, calmly written their answer down some time before.
  • It was dishonourable to’ — ‘Peace, young man,’ said Herries, more calmly than I might have expected; ‘the word dishonour must not be mentioned as in conjunction with my name. Redgauntlet
  • Instead she would calmly await delivery and then show absolutely no disposition to praise a work that did not meet her standards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Behind her she could hear Jack calmly telling everyone to go and shower and change and come back in full barrier gear.
  • Reaper stood calmly with the base of his scythe planted on the ground, looking like a shepherd with his crook.
  • He seems rather dithery but in fact he works very calmly and efficiently.
  • All this time the incognizable _nouveau_ was smoking slowly and calmly, and looking at nothing at all with his black buttonlike eyes. The Enormous Room
  • The Swiss calmly wrapped up the victory on the first of three match points a game later.
  • She placed a hand on her sword hilt and calmly waited for Rae to make the first move.
  • They reconnoitred and calmly informed control what was needed.
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