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adverb quietly pronunciation in British English /ˈkwaɪətli/
  1. 2
    in a quiet voice

    'Listen,' she said quietly, 'I want to tell you something.'

  2. 3
    in a way that is not obvious to other people

    Sandra stood by, quietly amused.

    Two embassy employees had been quietly recalled because of spying allegations.

    quietly confident:

    I am quietly confident that we will win this match.

    quietly optimistic:

    They are quietly optimistic about their chances of success.

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