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Definition of "quietly" []

  • In a quiet manner. (adverb)

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Use "quietly" in a sentence
  • "I call his name quietly at first, but he's unresponsive."
  • "Donovan passed the word quietly to selected officers in the field: Destroy any embarrassing documents, such as currency transactions in fast-moving operations where corners had to be cut."
  • "Then, they can hope that he'll serve out his term quietly, giving them a chance to make the Illinois electorate forget about the Blagojevich mess before he leaves."