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icily

[ahy-suh-lee] /ˈaɪ sə li/
adverb
1.
in an icy manner:
I received him icily because of the harsh way he had treated me.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; icy + -ly
Related forms
iciness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for iciness

iciness

/ˈaɪsɪnɪs/
noun
1.
the condition of being icy or very cold
2.
a manner that is cold or reserved; aloofness
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