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quiet

(Low key), adjective at rest, collected, contented, cool, cool-headed, decent, demure, diffident, dormant, easy-going, gentle, humble, imperturbable, inconspicuous, inexcitable, laconic, lifeless, meek, mild, moderate, modest, orderly, patient, peaceable, placid, resting, restrained, retiring, sedate, serene, sober, solemn, stagnant, static, subdued, taciturn, unassuming, undemonstrative, unemphatic, unobtrusive, unostentatious, unperturbed, unpretentious, unresisting, vegetating

quiet

(Soundless), adjective calm, glassy, halcyon, hushed, inarticulate, latent, lethargic, mum, mute, noiseless, passive, peaceful, quiescent, reserved, reticent, speechless, silent, still, tranquil, uncommunicative, unmoved, voiceless
Associated concepts: covenant of quiet enjoyment, quieting title

quiet

noun calm, calmness, cessation, composure, dormancy, ease, freedom from disturbance, gentleness, hush, immobility, intermission, latency, lull, moderation, muteness, noiselessness, passivity, patience, pause, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiescence, quietness, relaxation, repose, reserve, rest, restfulness, serenity, silence, soundlessness, stagnation, still, stillness, tranquility, uncommunicativeness

quiet

verb alleviate, appease, assuage, blunt, calm, close, comfort, compose, conclude, cut short, decrease, dulcify, dull, lull, mitigate, moderate, mollify, mute, pacify, palliate, placate, put a stop to, quell, relieve, remit, repress, sober, soften, soothe, stifle, strangle, subdue, subside, temper, terminate, tranquilize, wind-up
See also: abate, allay, alleviate, diffident, diminish, dormant, ease, inconspicuous, laconic, lifeless, lull, moderate, moderation, mollify, mute, obtund, pacify, palliate, patient, peace, peaceable, placate, placid, private, relax, remit, repress, silence, solemn, soothe, speechless, static, strangle, subdue, subside, taciturn, unobtrusive, unpretentious
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American military failures--such as blunders in the Civil War and killings of civilians in Vietnam--were kept quiet by official cover-ups.
Luis Gutierrrez, have kept quiet about their condoning of criminality as have corporate media who have allowed this condition to develop.
She spit fire at me and melted my pole, but I kept quiet in the boat
Fearing controversy and potential lawsuits, American gynecologists, birth-control manufacturers, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have kept quiet about post-coital use of the pill.
Conversation among staff should be kept quiet or limited to a break room or nurses' station out of hearing range from the residents' rooms.
Sacked manager John Lewis said bosses at South West Water Authority kept quiet about 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate added to the supply on July 6, 1988.
Kirran Ahtasham (front) shows how she kept quiet with (from left) Nicole Wills, Ahmed Abdi, Raheem Afzal and Anxhela Salla .
So, in most cases, injuries are kept quiet - before and after the race.
A lot of people have kept quiet about this subject; it enforces a kind of closetedness because you're vulnerable--the government can really mess with you.
I have to face the fact that, in the interests of getting things done in groups I've belonged to, I have often, like the loyal subjects, kept quiet.