QUIESCENCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of QUIESCENCE
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quiescence
 n.  a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
 n.  quiet and inactive restfulness
Classic Sentence:
1  He never omitted the ceremony afterwards, and the gravity and quiescence with which I underwent it, seemed to invest it for him with a certain charm.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  If Edgar Linton meets me, I shall not hesitate to knock him down, and give him enough to insure his quiescence while I stay.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  If moody Ahab was now all quiescence, at least so far as could be known on deck, Stubb, his second mate, flushed with conquest, betrayed an unusual but still good-natured excitement.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
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