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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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My mother had a great liking for him, but he detested Anna Thedorovna--although in her presence he would be quieter than water and lowlier than the earth.
Then for an hour he had lain quieter, except that he had looked sadly in my direction, and striven to make some sign with his death-cold hands.
Ada and I, prepared to miss him very much, commenced our quieter career.
About eleven o'clock he grew quieter, and I lay down for a little rest and went to sleep.
Next morning I went out for a stroll through the town," continued the prince, so soon as Rogojin was a little quieter, though his laughter still burst out at intervals, "and soon observed a drunken-looking soldier staggering about the pavement.
Four miles of good road, two of which lay through the forest, seemed easy to manage, especially as the wind was apparently quieter and the snow had stopped.
Only when he stood by her head, she was suddenly quieter, while the muscles quivered under her soft, delicate coat.
Does Cllr McLuckie know when the quieter times are?
Ford is lowering noise levels in the all-new Ford F-650/F-750 the company s toughest, smartest and best-value F-650/F-750 medium-duty commercial trucks ever to give drivers and their customers a quieter, more comfortable experience inside and out.
We'll soon be " able to trade him in for a quieter model.
Quieter cars use more sound insulation throughout, quieter glass, better bushings and mounts, and quieter tires.
The period leading up to the auction had been quieter than normal due to the summer holidays but regular and new investors took advantage of some very realistic guide prices.