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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a still, restful, or inactive manner.

Usage examples (21)
  • Adjective : a quiescent mind
  • Behind him, uninvolved kitchen appliances hummed quiescently.
  • She was pretending to look down quiescently at her folded hands but in fact she was studying the captain.
  • I think tomorrow will want to know how we could have meekly and quiescently allowed our civil rights to be abridged. for more
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