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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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This posthumous collection of unreleased recordings eschews his trademark electronic textures, favoring quieter, acoustic arrangements instead.