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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstatelystate‧ly /ˈsteɪtli/ adjective  1 SLOWdone slowly and with a lot of ceremony the stately progress of the procession2 GOOD/EXCELLENTimpressive in style and size stately buildingsstateliness noun [uncountable]
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statelyThe frontage was stately and symmetrical, promising similar qualities within.She turned and walked back in the same stately manner as before.a stately old houseEven more stately pleasure domes were being built in Newport.The stately stone gate piers of the Bishop's Palace confronted them.The long, flowing manes and tails were like silk and their high-stepping stately walk was a delight to watch.
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