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quiescent
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Dune
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  • He brought out his hand, shook water from it, staring at the quiescent metal in the fountain.
  • A training table remained, and a fencing mirror with its crystal prisms quiescent, the target dummy beside it patched and padded, looking like an ancient foot soldier maimed and battered in the wars.
  • The other mote lay quiescent against her.
  • The captive worm could be ridden until it lay exhausted and quiescent upon the desert surface and a new maker must be summoned.

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  • She is always on the move and busy, but her boyfriend is quiet and quiescent.
  • Lady Bertram was perfectly quiescent and contented, and had no objections to make.
    Austen, Jane  --  Mansfield Park

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