stilly

[adv. stil-lee; adj. stil-ee]
adverb
1.
quietly; silently.
adjective
2.
Chiefly Literary. still; quiet.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English (adv.); Old English stillīce. See still1, -ly

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stilly
 
adv
1.  archaic, literary or quietly or calmly
 
adj
2.  poetic still, quiet, or calm

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It has remained an apartment house ever since and now contains eight units, stilly fully inhabited in the last few years.
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