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comparativeform of steely: more steely
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A steelier, stiffer speech came from the Lib Dems 'Rumpolian David Howarth, who said that we weren't interested in knowing which Cabinet ministers said what.
But Zvonereva is cooler, steadier, steelier and the longer the match went on, the more the Bulgarian began to fray.
But a glossier finish and a steelier edge belie Duffy's expanded ambitions.
Duffy: Endlessly – review Kitty Empire 2010
The large blue has a lighter, steelier tone than, say, the adonis, which has a shinier, sky-blue hue.
But if the face that Literary Death Match presents to the public is determinedly chaotic and endearingly amateurish, then its rise demonstrates a rather steelier business acumen.
The new wave of literary events Alex Clark 2010
Perhaps all my Wii Boxing will make me steelier, maybe even dance like a butterfly or sting like a bee did I get the words right there?
Fun and Exercise Kirsty 2008
When skeptics challenged that image, however, Mandela made no effort to soften his steelier side.
It's one of the unjustices of life that good-looking girls can be steelier -- much moreso than plainer or older women, because a lot of men tolerate it better without the label of "nutcracker".
Live-blogging night 3 -- Sarah Palin alert! -- of the Republican Convention. Ann Althouse 2008
There were singers with bigger, steelier, richer voices, but in her combination of talents and in her range of repertoire, she was just about peerless.
But even people with steelier nerves than my own will find an Edinburgh ghost tour a fright fest.
Enchanting Edinburgh 2007
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