He applied to a Chicago teachers’ agency, and received a stilted answer promising to look about and inquiring whether he would care to take the position of teacher of physics and chemistry in a suburban high school.
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She slips away, and I grit my teeth as Grandfather coerces me into a stilted discus— sion with the governor.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Conversations became stilted, and we began to argue for the first time.