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kwahy uht lee

  • r  with low volume
    she spoke quietly to the child
  • r  with little or no sound
    the class was listening quietly and intently
    she was crying quietly
  • r  with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')
    her hands rested quietly in her lap
    the rock star was quietly led out the back door
  • r  in a restful manner

  • To us, its lyrics evoked a feeling that we must never again stand by quietly while those ignorant of and casual about war lead us into another one and then mismanage the conduct of .
  • But he did pry open a taboo, quietly arguing that quality rather than quantity was his measure of a happy life.
  • The officers, Katherine Perkins, 35, and Glenda Rudolph, 26, radioed for help and tried to persuade the man to come along quietly.
News & Articles

  • Jason Jones quietly making his presence known on Lions' defensive line
    Jones, a Southfield-Lathrup and Eastern Michigan product, has literally gone off by himself to a corner - in the locker room - and worked quietly. But not without notice.
    June 15, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Twitter quietly rolls out its free, native analytics feature
    Twitter quietly launched its own analytics tool, a free, built-in option that will likely crowd some of the third party competitors out.
    June 13, 2013 - Digital Trends
  • Easton council quietly settles dispute over legal fees with former police captain
    Easton City Council quietly brought to an end a dispute over payment of legal fees for a former police captain.   Council voted without comment Wednesday night to pay John Mazzeo $25,595 -- roughly one-third of the amount he racked up defending himself after being named in a lawsuit by the family of Ofc. Jesse Sollman. Sollman was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer inside police ...
    June 13, 2013 - WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  • John Warner in Chicago Tribune
    During an announcement at the University of Virginia, his law school alma mater, Warner said: "You've given me my best shot, and I'm quietly going to step aside and make way for others."
  • Jim McCrery in USA Today
    Democrats are quietly but very assuredly paving the way for a massive, economy-choking, tax increase,said Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La.
  • Al Sharpton in FOXNews
    It would almost be unthinkable for a man who lived such a sensational life to go away quietly,Sharpton said in an interview from Georgia, where he was making funeral arrangements with Brown's children.

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