quietly


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Synonyms for quietly

with low volume

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with little or no sound

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with little or no activity or no agitation ('quiet' is a nonstandard variant for 'quietly')

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in a restful manner

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Everything went on so sociably, so quietly, so harmoniously, in the great kitchen,--it seemed so pleasant to every one to do just what they were doing, there was such an atmosphere of mutual confidence and good fellowship everywhere,--even the knives and forks had a social clatter as they went on to the table; and the chicken and ham had a cheerful and joyous fizzle in the pan, as if they rather enjoyed being cooked than otherwise;--and when George and Eliza and little Harry came out, they met such a hearty, rejoicing welcome, no wonder it seemed to them like a dream.
And now thou must lie by quietly this day, and tonight, at ten o'clock, Phineas Fletcher will carry thee onward to the next stand,--thee and the rest of they company.
Amina," I said, as quietly as possible, "you must have guessed the surprise I felt, when the day after our marriage you declined to eat anything but a few morsels of rice, and altogether behaved in such a manner that most husbands would have been deeply wounded.
The travellers then partook of a substantial meal, and all quietly passed the night as usual, keeping the regular watches.
Boris quietly left the room and went in search of Natasha.
Presently the dry wood sent out a flame which illuminated every crevice, and Mary saw that the old man was lying quietly with his head turned a little on one side.
The Cohesive Power of Public Plunder quietly remarked that the two bosses would, he supposed, naturally be his share.
Listen quietly, and let her talk--and you will get at it all in that way.
Signals from the outposts," the nurse quietly replied.
I left the shipping office quietly and for a time strolled along the street as easy as if I had a week before me to fit myself out.
thought the old Queen-mother; however, she said not a word of what she was going to do; but went quietly into the bedroom, took all the bed-clothes off the bed, and put three little peas on the bedstead.
Houses have their own ways of dying, falling as variously as the generations of men, some with a tragic roar, some quietly, but to an after-life in the city of ghosts, while from others--and thus was the death of Wickham Place--the spirit slips before the body perishes.
Fentolin remarked quietly, "but there is a certain amount of coincidence about your question.
The rest of the day and evening passed quietly enough.
He was so inclined to be angry that she said nothing more in her justification, but remained quietly beside him embracing his arm.