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adverb as in calmly

Strongest match

adverb as in without making trouble

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Example Sentences

Meanwhile, Dean has always dreamt of the kind of peaceful existence that the show has repeatedly hinted to us that he was only ever going to find in heaven.

From Vox

For a societal conversation, peaceful protests can be the best way to communicate when one side refuses to engage in good faith.

From Fortune

It is common for representatives of the State Department to offer public comments praising the peaceful transition of power following democratic elections around the world.

Hundreds gathered late Tuesday and early Wednesday for a carnivallike watch party and protest that were at times tense but mostly peaceful.

Neumann will probably be spending the day flipping between MSNBC, CNN and Fox, the person said, then monitoring the news for information on voter turnout and demographics, hoping for a peaceful election.

From Fortune

Boyce was asked at a press conference if Polanco went peacefully.

We must work together to peacefully bring about change to our communities.

The woman died peacefully, at home, surrounded by relatives.

“I am very relieved that this ended peacefully,” Noonan later said.

The crowd of more than 200 stared down a wall of riot police and said their piece, loudly and peacefully.

The long line of little gray, weather-beaten houses nestled peacefully among the orange trees.

The occupants of the freight car slept peacefully until morning.

Betsey went once or twice into the sick-room, but the old man slept peacefully.

No one knew much of me, and I suspect, so long as I behave peacefully and follow my present calling, no one will ask after me.

Hadria had brought out a piece of embroidery (about ten years old), and was working peacefully.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peacefully, such as: quietly, composedly, resting, and tranquilly.

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