Instead, the teachers and coaches I met were quieter, even reserved.
This vehicle is quicker and quieter than the Toyota Prius hybrid.
But Chris finds a quieter kind of satisfaction in the huts that dot the Rockies around Aspen.
But the conflict is also full of smaller, quieter, terrible little moments.
After catching his breath, Raymond plowed ahead, albeit at a slower and quieter pace.
After they had dined they took a taxi-cab up-town and danced for an hour on the smooth floor of one of the quieter hotels.
Oh, please, Mr. Henderson, come outside where it's quieter and tell me all about it.
Rewards were offered for their apprehension, and they escaped to Scotland, where they vainly hoped to find a quieter people.
Once he said that Mistress Judith was, if anything, quieter than usual.
Charmian glanced at them and instinctively went on, descending toward a quieter part of the prettily and cleverly arranged garden.
c.1300, "freedom from disturbance or conflict; calm, stillness," from Old French quiete "rest, repose, tranquility" and directly from Latin quies (genitive quietis) "a lying still, rest, repose, peace," from PIE root *qwi- "rest" (cf. Old Persian shiyati-, Avestan shaiti- "well-being;" Avestan shyata- "happy;" Gothic hveila, Old English hwil "space of time;" see while (n.)). Late 14c. as "inactivity, rest, repose."
late 14c., "peaceable, at rest, restful, tranquil," from Old French quiet and directly from Latin quietus "calm, at rest, free from exertion," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest" (see quiet (n.)). As an adverb from 1570s. Related: Quietly; quietness.
late 14c., "subdue, lessen," from quiet (adj.) and in part from Latin quietare. From mid-15c. as "to make silent, cause to be quiet;" intransitive sense of "become quiet, be silent" is from 1791. Related: Quieted; quieting.