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quietly

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quiet +‎ -ly

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AdverbEdit

quietly (comparative more quietly, superlative most quietly)

  1. In a quiet manner.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 19, The China Governess[1]:
      When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.

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