Thesaurus / quietly
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As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
He told the troopers and his servant to follow with the horses as quietly as possible and led the way towards the budgerow.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He then quietly called her attention to the fact that she had "no fingers," and she was in perfect despair.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Garnache closed the door upon him with a bang, and smiled quietly as he turned to Valerie.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He explained quietly that he did not belong here, but was making a tour of the parishes of Wurttemberg and Baden.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
My starting off fast up the street left him the choice of coming quietly or staying to wonder.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The countess-dowager sat fanning herself quietly: for her daughter's words were gaining ground.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Accordingly the general at once set about quietly concentrating his troops to meet an invasion of Northern Italy by the Allies.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
WORDS RELATED TO QUIETLY
- behind closed doors
- by stealth
- in camera
- in confidence
- in holes and corners
- in secret
- in strict confidence
- on the QT
- on the quiet
- on the sly
- sub rosa
- under the table
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