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adverb as in discreetly

adverb as in calmly

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“We quietly did,” Reed previously told The Daily Beast of removing ISIS.

Anyone who tries to draw attention to threats instead of quietly burying them is worsening the problem.

But instead of just quietly releasing a statement through a publicist, she broadcasted her anger far and wide.

When the media attention died down, Tavakoli was quietly re-imprisoned.

And compare, as noted up top, to Secretary Clinton, who spent years quietly pushing a modernized Cuba policy.

As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.

Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.

There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.

He told the troopers and his servant to follow with the horses as quietly as possible and led the way towards the budgerow.

He then quietly called her attention to the fact that she had "no fingers," and she was in perfect despair.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quietly, such as: softly, faintly, in a low voice, inaudibly, in a whisper, and in low tones.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.