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Synonyms for quietly

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "quietly":

    calmly, discreetly, silently, discretely, peacefully, unobtrusively, stealthily, gently

How to pronounce quietly?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say quietly in sign language?

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#28683calmly
#44968discreetly
#69499stealthily
#80464discretely
#106382unobtrusively

How to use quietly in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Smith:

    Aziz is highly critical of the Pakistani government but Islamabad knows he commands a sizable following and claim they have no legal grounds to arrest or convict him. Ultimately, they’ve decided it’s best to avoid stirring the hornet’s nest, even if means quietly allowing the swarm to proliferate, ideally, Pakistan would pass legislation or criminal justice reforms outlawing the type of hate speech espoused by Aziz and his ilk, and then deal with them through the appropriate legal mechanisms.

  2. Courtney Carver:

    You get really excited and make changes, and then very quietly you go back to the clutter.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    The highest happiness of man ... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.

  4. John Zahurancik:

    There have been other people saying those price points, but a little bit more quietly. This is helping to reinforce that's the place we're going.

  5. Mark Bailey:

    If there's a glen, a cluster of trees, find a place to stop and lay on your back or sit quietly and absolutely still and listen.


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