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Still

(stil),
George F., English physician, 1868-1941. See: Still disease, Still murmur, Still-Chauffard syndrome.

still,

n an apparatus used for steam or water distillation. It comprises a vessel that contains water and aromatic plant material, a condenser that cools the vapor produced from heating the plant material, and a receiver for collecting the condensed products.
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There was a fine manliness observable in almost every face; and in some a certain loftiness and sweetness that rebuked your belittling criticisms and stilled them.
There had been shrieks from among the women convicts, but they had been stilled, a hush had succeeded.
As the flames ate their way into the living-room, reaching out forked tongues to lick up the bodies of the dead, one of that gruesome company whose bloody welterings had long since been stilled, moved again.