Jarek opens a window and stands back and says quietly, “Birkenau.”
“Chinese consumers are quietly recognizing the value of 'made in the U.S.A.,'” Sirkin said.
Inside ISIS-held areas, the Assad regime is quietly working to revitalize long-existing intelligence networks to fight ISIS there.
If the princes were quietly sent abroad for safekeeping, they probably resurfaced later, one at a time, to claim the throne.
And compare, as noted up top, to Secretary Clinton, who spent years quietly pushing a modernized Cuba policy.
Yet he was greatly surprised when the young girl said quietly, "Ay."
He is not a great preacher, but he is quietly earnest and instructive.
After comparing them he decided to stop where he was, and then quietly laid down.
"Raise two more mantlets by the poop-lanthorn," said Sir Nigel quietly.
"With a wife like you, he ought to go far," said Marston quietly.
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.