Quietly vs Quieter - What's the difference?

quietly | quieter |


As an adverb quietly

is in a quiet manner.

As an adjective quieter is

(quiet).

As a noun quieter is

one who quiets.

quietly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a quiet manner.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.}}

    Antonyms

    * loudly

    quieter

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (quiet)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who quiets.
  • * 2001 , Robert Faggen, Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin (page 269)
  • The motives that were previously so powerful now lose their force, and instead of them, the complete knowledge of the real nature of the world, acting as a quieter of the will, produces resignation

    Anagrams

    * requite ----