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low-key

, low-keyed
(of a photograph, painting, etc.) having a predominance of dark grey tones or dark colours with few highlights
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Such contacts should remain friendly and low-key in order to diffuse tensions and reduce misunderstandings between the police and group members.
She said: "They have kept it very low-key and very simple.
People come from apartment and assisted living accommodations for a variety of programs in a low-key, highly familiar space.
BEIRUT: World-famous film star Angelina Jolie will be spending time with Syrian refugee families in the Bek Valley over the next few days, part of a brief, low-key trip to Lebanon in her role as special envoy for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The 44-year-old singer went for a low-key, fresh-faced look as she quietly snuck into the Royal Box wearing a long black raincoat with boyfriend Andres Velencoso, the Daily Mail reported.
The singer was holding a low-key gig at Cardiff's UCI cinema to showcase her new single, Next Best Superstar.
If the relatively pure abstraction of The University 1 hints at a more low-key strand of Altmejd's practice, its partner is a dramatic apotheosis of the artist's trademark gestures.
HHHHH The Welsh loons' recent album, Phantom Power, was a low-key affair and has led to a slight toning down of their usual spectacular madness.
Conklin had a quiet, gentle, low-key presence and was a good listener and interviewer.
Bit by bit," wrote Crary, "the evidence accumulates, and some conservatives are dismayed at what they see: A Republican administration sending low-key but clear signals that gays are welcomed in its ranks and respected as a voting bloc.
EUROPE is poorly prepared for a low-key bio-terrorist attack that might creep up on an unsuspecting population, health expert Prof Julius Weinberg warned.
This ban followed nearly a year of low-key national panic, starting when California announced its own ban of the additive in April 1999 after the chemical began showing up in drinking water supplies from Santa Monica to Lake Tahoe.

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