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still (n):
a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
Related Word: diery
still (n):
an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
still (n):
a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
Samples
he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
still (n):
(poetic) tranquil silence
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the still of the night
Related Words: hushness
still (v):
make calm or still
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quiet the dragons of worry and fear
Related Words: calmlullquiettranquilize
still (v):
cause to be quiet or not talk
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Please silence the children in the church!
Related Words: hushquietensilence
still (v):
make motionless
still (v):
lessen the intensity of or calm
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The news eased my conscience.
still the fears

Related Words: allayeaserelieve
still (s):
(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
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a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay.
the quiet waters of a lagoon.
a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky.
a smooth channel crossing.
scarcely a ripple on the still water.
unruffled water

Related Words: placidquietsmoothtranquil
still (s):
free from noticeable current
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a still pond.
still waters run deep
still (s):
not in physical motion
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the inertia of an object at rest
Related Words: inactivemotionless
still (a):
used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion
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a still photograph.
Cezanne's still life of apples
still (s):
marked by absence of sound
Samples
a silent house.
soundless footsteps on the grass.
the night was still

Related Words: silentsoundless
still (a):
not sparkling
Samples
a still wine.
still mineral water
still (r):
to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
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looked sick and felt even worse.
an even (or still) more interesting problem.
still another problem must be solved.
a yet sadder tale
still (r):
despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
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although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it.
while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed.
he was a stern yet fair master.
granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go
still (r):
with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation
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it's still warm outside.
will you still love me when we're old and grey?
still (r):
without moving or making a sound
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he sat still as a statue.
time stood still.
they waited stock-still outside the door.
he couldn't hold still any longer
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Don't bite the hand that feeds you


It is not be a good idea to hurt the person (or company) that pays you or takes care of you.


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