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Periods of quiet and calm

quiet

noun

a place or situation where there is not much noise or activity

peace

noun

a calm quiet situation in which you are not annoyed by noise or other people

lull

noun

a quiet period during a very active or violent situation

slowdown

noun

a period when there is less activity

leisure

noun

the time when you are not working or are not busy

quietude

noun

a very quiet or peaceful state

hiatus

noun

a period of time when something does not happen

low gear

noun

a period of little activity or slow progress

slack

noun

a period of less activity than usual

highlight

noun

used about something that is not very exciting at all

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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