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Synonyms for quietly
qui·et·ly

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  1. quietlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    loudly

  2. quietlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    loudly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. softly, quietlyadverb

    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. quietlyadverb

    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, quietadverb

    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, quietlyadverb

    in a restful manner

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

    Synonyms:
    quiet, restfully, softly

    Antonyms:
    noisily, unquietly

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How to use quietly in a sentence?

  1. Paul Graham:

    The @NYSenate is trying to quietly rush through a bill banning Airbnb. If you'd like the decision to be more democratic, tell them.

  2. Councilman Dromm:

    This group imparts a strong anti-LGBT message by forcing their employees and volunteers to adhere to a policy that prohibits same-sex love, it is outrageous that Chick-fil-A is quietly spreading its message of hate by funding these types of organizations. Councilman Dromm is either ignorant or a liar – or perhaps both.

  3. Charles Robba:

    My trip to the Mergui enlarged my appreciation for moving out of more commercial, westernized tourist areas elsewhere in Southeast Asia, one feels like an explorer on several levels. Viewing new landscapes each day, going on a RIB (rigid-hulled inflatable boat) to explore a beach, or taking a kayak by oneself to quietly drift off provides you with a new perspective to one's sense of the place.

  4. Chris Froome:

    I wouldn’t look at him in the same light as Nairo Quintana. He’s quietly doing his thing. I wouldn’t expect him to attack in the big mountain stages.

  5. Spike Milligan:

    Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs.


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