What is the
difference between Steal and Steel and Still?
What is the difference between Steal and Steel and Still? :
Steal : (verb)
( 1 ) Take something dishonestly
Take secretly without permission or legal right
It is wrong to steal.
He stole from the rich to give to the poor.
( 2 ) Obtain something quickly or steadily
He stole a few minutes sleep.
I stole a kiss from her.
He stole a glance at the girl in the mirror.
( 3 ) Move secretly and quietly or without being noticed
She stole into my room.
A tear stole down her rosy cheek.
Steel : (noun)
( 1 ) Strong, hard alloy of iron and carbon
It is made of steel.
( 2 ) Industry that produces steel, production of steel
Where is the steel mill?
( 3 ) Great strength
He is a man of steel.
Steel : (verb)
( 1 ) Make oneself, one’s heart, etc…hard or strong in preparation for something
( 2 ) I have had news for you. So steel yourself.
He had to steel his heart against pity.
Steel yourself for a shock.
Still : (adjective)
( 1 ) Quiet and calm
Without movement or sound
Look at the still water of the pond.
Stand still while I take your photograph.
( 2 ) Without wind
It was a still day after a stormy night.
Still : (noun)
( 1 ) Single photograph of a scene from a cinema or film
These are still from a new film.
( 2 ) Apparatus for making alcoholic liquor by distilling
Still : (verb)
( 1 ) Make or become calm or at rest
The waves stilled.
He could not still anxiety.
Still : (adverb)
( 1 ) Up to and including the present time or the time mentioned
He is still busy.
He still hopes for a letter from her.
Do you still live in Karnataka?
Will you still be here when I get back?
( 2 ) In spite of that
Although he felt ill, he still went to work.
( 3 ) In a greater amount or degree
Ram is tall. But Shyam is taller still.
( 4 ) Besides
He came up with still mores stories.
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