Maybe deep in our brains, a few bacteria are nestled near some quiescent virus and a touch of fetal DNA?
Egypt is no longer the quiescent subordinate partner it once was.
They are quiescent; other people can jump about like grasshoppers.
The sea was blue now, quiescent, waveless; there was only the eternal roll.
In one instance, he noted that a skink found a quiescent snail, and swallowed it after testing it with the tongue a few times.
It was quiescent, and new to him,—like nothing he had seen,—and he clung to it.
Jaded and thin, he lives a solitary and quiescent life, more sad and wild than ever.
This fluid runs out while the ejaculatory muscles are quiescent.
His flight is a regular succession of short flaps, with quiescent intervals between the series.
A hackney-coach always appeared to us the most quiescent of movables.
quiescent qui·es·cent (kwē-ěs'ənt, kwī-)
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive.