Definition of 'quiescent'
Example sentences containing 'quiescent'
LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Tonight, though, the playing-fields were quiescent and harmless, and the only pedestrian on either footpath was Isobel Clarke.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2001)
His voice deliberately gentle, maintaining the same quiescent satiety their bodies were experiencing.WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (2001)
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