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quiet (n):
the absence of sound
Samples
he needed silence in order to sleep.
the street was quiet

Related Words: silence
quiet (n):
a disposition free from stress or emotion
Related Words: placidity
quiet (n):
an untroubled state; free from disturbances
Related Word: tranquillity
quiet (n):
a period of calm weather
Samples
there was a lull in the storm
Related Word: lull
quiet (v):
make calm or still
Samples
quiet the dragons of worry and fear
Related Words: calmlullstilltranquilize
quiet (s):
(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
Samples
a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay.
the quiet waters of a lagoon.
a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky.
a smooth channel crossing.
scarcely a ripple on the still water.
unruffled water

Related Words: placidsmoothstilltranquil
quiet (v):
become quiet or quieter
Samples
The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
Related Words: hushquiesceen
quiet (a):
of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.
quiet (s):
in a softened tone
Samples
hushed voices.
muted trumpets.
a subdued whisper.
a quiet reprimand

Related Word: subdued
quiet (s):
not showy or obtrusive
Samples
clothes in quiet good taste
quiet (a):
free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound
Samples
a quiet audience at the concert.
the room was dark and quiet
quiet (a):
characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity
Samples
a quiet life.
a quiet throng of onlookers.
quiet peace-loving people.
the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years
quiet (r):
with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')
Samples
her hands rested quietly in her lap.
the rock star was quietly led out the back door.
sit here as quiet as you can

Related Word: ly
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He hit two birds with one stone

Bir taşla iki kuş vurmak.
to solve two problems at one time with a single action.


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