without speaking

he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door

Derived from adjective: ↑speechless

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  • speechlessly — adverb In a speechless manner. Without speaking. He stood there speechlessly. The surprise had rendered him unable to make an intelligble reply …   Wiktionary

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  • speechlessly — adverb see speechless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • speechlessly — adv. without words, without speaking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speechlessly — speech·less·ly …   English syllables

  • speechless — speechlessly, adv. speechlessness, n. /speech lis/, adj. 1. temporarily deprived of speech by strong emotion, physical weakness, exhaustion, etc.: speechless with alarm. 2. characterized by absence or loss of speech: speechless joy. 3. lacking… …   Universalium

  • speechless — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. unable to speak ; dumb 2. not speaking ; silent 3. not capable of being expressed in words • speechlessly adverb • speechlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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