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The big guys guarantee the little guys one spot in their New Year’s Six rotation to keep them quiet.

On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No.

On quiet night for lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No.

Stocks may be quiet this morning, but fund managers have never been more bullish.

From Fortune

Lister notes that the survey was conducted early in the pandemic when people were struggling with having their children at home, sharing bandwidth and “just trying to find anywhere in the house that was quiet.”

From Ozy

Everyone at the table fell quiet, and “with equal quietness” Soyinka simply changed seats.

But Uday was known more for his eerie quietness than for wild craziness, which is what's portrayed in the movie.

Roxanne suggests that perhaps it is the quietness of much Irish writing that makes it hard to market here.

At the same time, behind her outer quietness and her calm, he divined struggle still.

When there was quietness again, he glanced at Winston, who still sat at the foot of the table.

He saw nothing that reassured him, except the quietness of Norman's own face, but even that altered as their eyes met.

"Order for the sang," and he tapped the table loudly with a bottle, as he called for quietness amid the din.

Yet not one single act of violence was committed; absolute peace and quietness, and perfect order prevailed.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quietness, such as: calm, calmness, hush, inaction, inactivity, and lull.

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