starchily


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starch·y

 (stär′chē)
adj. starch·i·er, starch·i·est
1.
a. Containing starch.
b. Stiffened with starch.
2. Of or resembling starch.
3. Stiff; formal: "this starchy, old-fashioned hotel room" (Anne Tyler).

starch′i·ly adv.
starch′i·ness n.
Translations

starchily

adv (fig)steif
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