stumpily


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stumpily

(ˈstʌmpɪlɪ)
adv
in a stumpy manner
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One learns as much from the sight of the suddenly wealthy Viv's possessions sliding on (and, following her downfall, off) the stage as one does from the faintly unpleasant egoism of Young Viv, whom newcomer Rachel Leskovac plays as a stumpily determined, grasping youth with the belt and physique of a northern English Elaine Paige.