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  1. softly, quietly(adverb)

    with low volume

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

    Synonyms:
    gently, quiet, lightly, softly, restfully, piano

    Antonyms:
    noisily, unquietly

  2. quietly(adverb)

    with little or no sound

    "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"

    Synonyms:
    quiet, restfully, softly

    Antonyms:
    unquietly, noisily

  3. quietly, quiet(adverb)

    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"; "sit here as quiet as you can"

    Synonyms:
    quiet, restfully, softly

    Antonyms:
    noisily, unquietly

  4. restfully, quietly(adverb)

    in a restful manner

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

    Synonyms:
    quiet, restfully, softly

    Antonyms:
    noisily, unquietly

Wiktionary

  1. quietly(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    loudly

  2. quietly(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    loudly

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How to use quietly in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I believe that the policy should be that we always want freedom in Cuba, we want democracy to change the relationship, but based on facts, in this case, there aren't even promises that he's received to do this. And dictators are not going to leave quietly at night. They don't leave. We must be vigilant and this president does not recognize that.

  2. Principal Sassano:

    We teach the children to be respectful, so if they choose not to recite the pledge, they stand quietly. Nothing is forced on the child.

  3. Thornton Wilder:

    The test of an adventure is that when you're in the middle of it, you say to yourself, 'Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.' And the sign that something's wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure.

  4. Rick Santorum:

    Some Muslims...[have] sat quietly by as the Islamic State uses brutal violence that is not antithetical to Islam and only objects on tactics.

  5. Panjiva CEO Josh Green:

    One by one, either loudly or quietly, they will be rolling out some amazing deals.

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