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not irritating, strident, or loud

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restrained in style or quality

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We wanted to make sure we were on the same sheet of music as tower and requested downwind as the low-key traffic was no longer a factor.
St James's Palace says William will mark the occasion in a "low-key" and "private" fashion.
The resulting penalty saw Yarnton take the gap to five, and the fly-half added a further two penalties in a low-key finish as Newcastle took the bragging rights.
THE Dalai Lama was not offended by the low-key reception he received from President Barack Obama during his visit to the White House he said yesterday.
Smokers are more likely to remember seeing low-key anti-smoking advertisements than more attention-grabbing ads, according to a recent study that used brain-imaging technology to track brain activity.
Sir Ranulph apparently began his latest assault on Everest three weeks ago, but chose to keep the expedition low-key after two unsuccessful attempts in 2005 and 2008.
For the first time, preliminary research using brain-imaging technology has shown that low-key and attention-grabbing anti-smoking public service announcements stimulate different patterns of activity in smokers' brains and that smokers are more likely to remember seeing the low-key PSAs.
Joe Kenney has so far been running a pretty low-key gubernatorial campaign--so low-key, in fact, that the state GOP appears to be scrambling to find another candidate.
comedian Ross Noble performed new material at the low-key gig.
The EU and India began deliberately low-key talks towards a free trade agreement (FTA) on 28 June in Brussels - low-key because they do not want to deliver a fatal blow to the ailing Doha Round of international trade negotiations.
Low-key but very local, the new sports bar Scores (760-327-0753) just opened along the gay party block of Arenas Road.
Yet instead of profusely sweating it out or freaking, he maintains a laid-back sense of "so be it." He's usually incredibly sociable but in a fairly low-key way.
"What's exciting about the Sunrise Maintenance Facility is that it demonstrates that low-key environmental strategies can be integrated into the design of any modest project and have a significant impact on Earth's limited resources," said Scott Keller, partner-in-charge at Gruzen Samton.
Keene maintained a fairly low-key performing career in recent years, but her influence as a teacher and occasional writer on keyboard topics for Clavier magazine was considerable.
Paint or no paint, however, the show was emphatically titled "Paintings," and Jensen's use of found materials, his low-key, washy palette, and his attempts to downplay his own role in the creative process all have a painterly pedigree: One might cite Michael Krebber, Rosemarie Trockel, Richard Tuttle, Blinky Palermo, or Sigmar Polke as precedents.
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