definition of quieter by The Free Dictionary

When he had become a little quieter, he explained to Rostov that he was living with his mother, who, if she saw him dying, would not survive it.
At first my anguish was extreme, but now I am quieter. What awaits me I know not.
Wilcox, if quieter than in Germany, is sweeter than ever, and I never saw anything like her steady unselfishness, and the best of it is that the others do not take advantage of her.
I went back to Magdalen, and found her quieter and better, though terribly pale and exhausted, and oppressed, as I fancied, by thoughts which she could not prevail on herself to communicate.
When I trotted, I rattled like a crate of dishes, and that annoyed me; and moreover I couldn’t seem to stand that shield slatting and banging, now about my breast, now around my back; and if I dropped into a walk my joints creaked and screeched in that wearisome way that a wheelbarrow does, and as we didn’t create any breeze at that gait, I was like to get fried in that stove; and besides, the quieter you went the heavier the iron set- tled down on you and the more and more tons you seemed to weigh every minute.
Jane was as much gratified by this as her mother could be, though in a quieter way.
In its quieter pools I discovered many small fish, of four-or five-pound weight I should imagine.
Only when he stood by her head, she was suddenly quieter, while the muscles quivered under her soft, delicate coat.
He only knew that the valley seemed to grow quieter and quieter as he sat and stared at the bright delicate blueness.
It embarrassed her; for in a cooler, quieter moment it appeared to her, absurd that she should have taken his action so seriously, so dramatically.
A licence will be quieter for us, and I have decided on a licence without consulting you.
“Next morning I went out for a stroll through the town,” continued the prince, so soon as Rogojin was a little quieter, though his laughter still burst out at intervals, “and soon observed a drunken-looking soldier staggering about the pavement.

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