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composed +‎ -ly


composedly (comparative more composedly, superlative most composedly)

  1. In a composed manner.
    • 1886, Robert Louis Stephenson, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde:
      So far the letter had run composedly enough; but here, with a sudden splutter of the pen, the writer's emotion had broken loose.
    • 1958, A.G. Yates, The Cold Dark Hours, Sydney: Horwitz, published 1963, page 63:
      "You have this down to a fine art?" I said. "A girl needs to," she said composedly.