But Chris finds a quieter kind of satisfaction in the huts that dot the Rockies around Aspen.
This vehicle is quicker and quieter than the Toyota Prius hybrid.
But the conflict is also full of smaller, quieter, terrible little moments.
Albini and Nastasia make a quieter team, but her songs are nonetheless powerful and sharp-edged where they need to be.
Suddenly, you are crying, breathless, raging, and on quieter days just going through the motions.
After they had dined they took a taxi-cab up-town and danced for an hour on the smooth floor of one of the quieter hotels.
There ain't no quieter place in Pennsylvany than Radville, Mr. Duncan.
Rewards were offered for their apprehension, and they escaped to Scotland, where they vainly hoped to find a quieter people.
When her mind was quieter about Charley, somehow or other I might come near her again.
Charmian glanced at them and instinctively went on, descending toward a quieter part of the prettily and cleverly arranged garden.
c.1300, "freedom from disturbance or conflict; calm, stillness," from Old French quiete "rest, repose, tranquility" and directly from Latin quies (genitive quietis) "a lying still, rest, repose, peace," from PIE root *qwi- "rest" (cf. Old Persian shiyati-, Avestan shaiti- "well-being;" Avestan shyata- "happy;" Gothic hveila, Old English hwil "space of time;" see while (n.)). Late 14c. as "inactivity, rest, repose."
late 14c., "peaceable, at rest, restful, tranquil," from Old French quiet and directly from Latin quietus "calm, at rest, free from exertion," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest" (see quiet (n.)). As an adverb from 1570s. Related: Quietly; quietness.
late 14c., "subdue, lessen," from quiet (adj.) and in part from Latin quietare. From mid-15c. as "to make silent, cause to be quiet;" intransitive sense of "become quiet, be silent" is from 1791. Related: Quieted; quieting.