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a place or situation where there is not much noise or activity
a calm quiet situation in which you are not annoyed by noise or other people
a quiet period during a very active or violent situation
a period when there is less activity
the time when you are not working or are not busy
a period of little activity or slow progress
a quiet time just before problems start
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a 'U'-shaped piece of metal fitted on the side of a boat to hold an oar in position
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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