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Definition 1: with low volume - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quietly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • speak softly but carry a big stick
  • she spoke quietly to the child
  • the radio was playing softly

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Definition 2: with little or no sound - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quietly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the class was listening quietly and intently
  • she was crying quietly

Definition 3: with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly') - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quietly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her hands rested quietly in her lap
  • the rock star was quietly led out the back door
  • sit here as quiet as you can

Synonyms for quietly in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: in a restful manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quietly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass

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