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Definition of quiescent:

  1. A silent letter.
  2. Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; not moving; as, a quiescent body or fluid.
  3. Not ruffed with passion; unagitated; not in action; not excited; quiet; dormant; resting.
  4. Not sounded; silent; as, y is quiescent in day and say.

Synonyms:

latent, abeyant, show, sleeping, quiet, action, inactive, dormant.

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