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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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Meg had a quiet rapture, and then brooded over the letter, while Jo set the sickroom in order, and Hannah `knocked up a couple of pies in case of company unexpected".
She was very quiet and when Jesse had explained his mission and had gone on at some length about the advantages to come through having the boy out of doors and in the quiet atmosphere of the old farmhouse, she nodded her head in ap- proval.
During as much as two minutes there was a most unnatural and heavenly quiet and repose, then Buffalo Bill came thundering up to the door in all his scout finery, flung himself out of the saddle, said to his horse, "Wait for me, Boy," and stepped in, and stopped dead in his tracks - gazing at the child.
I'd rather be a little drop In the great rushing fall; I'd never choose the quiet lake; 'T would not please me at all.
All things, however, were in their places; all was quiet; and he lay asleep, his white hair picturesque on the untroubled pillow, and his hands lying quiet on the coverlet.
You see us here, quiet in our own home; our anxieties set at rest, our home restored to us; and knowing that, dear Trotwood, you know all.
You've never been wanting to me, Godfrey," said Nancy, with quiet sincerity.
The red gleam o'er the mountains Goes wavering from sight, And the quiet moon enhances The loveliness of night.
Then, one by one, the Elves secretly did some little work of kindness, and found a quiet joy come back to repay them.
Keep yourself quiet, my lad," said Bartle; "keep quiet.
That's why, intending to be in Venice some weeks, possibly all summer, and having some literary work, some reading and writing to do, so that I must be quiet, and yet if possible a great deal in the open air-- that's why I have felt that a garden is really indispensable.
Meanwhile, I had not the courage to go near my club, and the Temple was a place where I was accosted in every court, effusively congratulated on the marvellous preservation of my stale spoilt life, and invited right and left to spin my yarn over a quiet pipe