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Overview of adv quietly

The adv quietly has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) softly, quietly

(with low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly")

2. (7) quietly

(with little or no sound; "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly")

3. (3) quietly, quiet

(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")

4. restfully, quietly

(in a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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