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quiet

Astronomy (of the sun) exhibiting a very low number of sunspots, solar flares, and other surface phenomena; inactive
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A declaration of this nature would certainly have been harmless; so far as it would have had the effect of quieting apprehensions, it might not have been undesirable.
Quieting myself, I rubbed the poor old fellow's head and back, talked to him for a few minutes, and then in an authoritative tone commanded him to follow me, and arising started for the hills.
If there are various ways of quieting one's conscience, in the way of marriage settlements, so are there various modes of appeasing our sense of pride.
And suddenly I rejoiced in the great se- curity of the sea as compared with the unrest of the land, in my choice of that untempted life presenting no dis- quieting problems, invested with an elementary moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and by the singleness of its purpose.