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I carried them home in a box, then made them quiescent in the freezer for an hour, and then boiled them semi-alive for two minutes.
GENE WEINGARTEN: WOULD YOU LIKE SOME BROOD X WITH YOUR DOM PÉRIGNON?GENE WEINGARTENMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They looked at different types of immune cells, determined whether the cells were activated, exhausted, or quiescent, and examined the distinct characteristics of the proteins on those cells’ surfaces that allow them to bind to and attack the virus.
WHY COVID-19 MIGHT FINALLY USHER IN THE ERA OF HEALTH CARE BASED ON A PATIENT’S DATAKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
While he stood, apparently quiescent, in the clutch of his adversary, he still held his hand on his sword.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Still the country remained quiescent: it was known that the picture was fictitious, and men refused to be dismayed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
He stood upright and quiescent, betraying by neither sign nor movement that her words could hurt him.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
The quiescent arm presents no evidence to the mind concerning its shape, size, or color.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
With the continuity of actualization we would behold greatness, in quiescent condition.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Activity of the sexual impulse is sometimes observed at an age at118 which this impulse is normally quiescent.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
On these lonely hills and dales her quiescent glide was of a piece with the element she moved in.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
Instead of quieting the tribe, it rather intensified their anger, though they remained quiescent for a time through fear.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
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WORDS RELATED TO QUIESCENT

  • abeyant
  • budding
  • conceivable
  • dormant
  • embryonic
  • future
  • hidden
  • imaginable
  • implied
  • inherent
  • latent
  • likely
  • lurking
  • plausible
  • possible
  • prepatent
  • probable
  • quiescent
  • thinkable
  • undeveloped
  • unrealized
  • within realm of possibility
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