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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

highlight

noun

used about something that is not very exciting at all

the calm/lull before the storm

a quiet time just before problems start

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the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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