Definition of Stock-still

1. Adjective. Absolutely still. "They stood rooted in astonishment"

Exact synonyms: Frozen, Rooted
Similar to: Nonmoving, Unmoving

2. Adverb. Without moving or making a sound. "He couldn't hold still any longer"
Exact synonyms: Still
Partainyms: Still

Definition of Stock-still

1. Adjective. Absolutely motionless, perfectly still. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stock-still

stochastic variable
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stock-purchase warrant
stock-still (current term)
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stock car
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stock certificate
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stock character
stock characters
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Literary usage of Stock-still

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1. Granby: A Novel by Thomas Henry Lister (1826)
"... added fresh arguments to her former stock. Still she was sensible, that since she could not assume, from his manner alone, however unequivocal, ..."

2. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1908)
"ing he did not fly, as he expected, nor come on to fight him, as he apprehended, but stand stock-still, the old man stood still too, ..."

3. Putnam's Magazine (1909)
"In the middle decades of the last century, when as yet foreign immigration was not overwhelming, and the slowly dwindling native stock still held its own, ..."

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