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1. Stiffly or artificially formal; stiff: stilted prose.
2. Architecture Having some vertical length between the impost and the beginning of the curve. Used of an arch.
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|Adv.||1.||stiltedly - in a stilted manner; "she answered him stiltedly"|
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