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Astronomy (of the sun) exhibiting a very low number of sunspots, solar flares, and other surface phenomena; inactive
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The ethnic Albanian leaders should also be blamed because they kept quiet and were not more determined in their demands and for this reason they now seek the blame in others.
A CHATTY vicar kept quiet for 24 hours to raise money for her church.
The youngster told police a stranger lifted her from her bath, stifled her screams, warned he would hurt her unless she kept quiet, then took her to a car outside her home.
An interesting aside to the episode was provided when it was reported that Loney's homosexuality was kept quiet during his captivity out of fear for his safety.
The threats are not considered "news" and are usually kept quiet to avoid encouraging wackos.
Readers might be left with the erroneous impression that the family of Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins ("Lost in Time," September 2005) had kept quiet about her mistaken racial classification as African American for a very long time.
introduced its Winder 2000 Stretch Web model for high-end film two years ago, the company kept quiet about how the winder could ramp up to full speed without any harmonic vibration.