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adjective as in quiet

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Example Sentences

I thought he was very intelligent, very gentle, soft-spoken, precise.

Mapei is soft-spoken, but that should not be mistaken for modesty.

In person, Gondry is more Joel than Doc Brown—a fragile, soft-spoken man with a mop of curly brown hair.

As she sips tea in a lounge at the Greenwich Hotel, her soft-spoken, modest style includes a casual acceptance of her advantages.

Under its soft-spoken CEO and Chairman Gary Barber, the studio has emerged from bankruptcy, stronger and nimbler than before.

Gentle as he was and soft-spoken, there was a manly spirit in him, and that always commands respect among boys.

I had feared that in gaining our debonair young man-at-arms we had lost our soft-spoken clerk.

Patseys awful good to us, but he aint fine like an soft spoken.

Soft-spoken and polite, crafty and suspicious, he was pacific by temperament and therefore allowed politics to slumber.

He had dropped back into his old soft-spoken manner, and Tresler felt like hating him for the vileness of the nature he displayed.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soft-spoken, such as: gentle, reserved, close-mouthed, hushed, hushful, and low.

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