Qui"et*ly, adv.

1.

In a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly.

2.

Without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly.

3.

Calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils.

4.

Noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room.

 

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