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 for taciturnly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Taciturn \Tac"i*turn\, a. [L. taciturnus: cf. F. taciturne. See
     Habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or
     speak. -- Tac"i*turn*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Silent; reserved.
     Usage: Taciturn, Silent. Silent has reference to the act;
            taciturn, to the habit. A man may be silent from
            circumstances; he is taciturn from disposition. The
            loquacious man is at times silent; one who is taciturn
            may now and then make an effort at conversation.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: without speaking; "he sat mutely next to her" [syn:
             mutely, wordlessly, silently, taciturnly]

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