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Dictionary definition for: Still

1. (v) make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

2. (s) not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"

3. (n) a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes) "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

4. (r) with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation; "it''s still warm outside" "will you still love me when we''re old and grey?"

5. (r) despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession) "although I''m a little afraid, however I''d like to try it" "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed" "he was a stern yet fair master" "granted that it is dangerous, all t

6. (s) marked by absence of sound; "a silent house" "soundless footsteps on the grass" "the night was still"

7. (v) cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

8. (n) (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"

9. (v) lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience" "still the fears"

10. (s) free from disturbance; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay" "the quiet waters of a lagoon" "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky" "a smooth channel crossing" "scarcely a ripple on the still water" "unruf

11. (n) an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed

12. (r) to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse" "an even (or still) more interesting problem" "still another problem must be solved" "a yet sadder tale"

13. (n) a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

14. (a) used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion; "a still photograph" "Cezanne''s still life of apples"

15. (r) without moving or making a sound; "he sat still as a statue" "time stood still" "they waited stock-still outside the door" "he couldn''t hold still any longer"

16. (v) make motionless

17. (a) not sparkling; "a still wine" "still mineral water"

18. (s) free from noticeable current; "a still pond" "still waters run deep"

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