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Periods of quiet and calm - synonyms or related words

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

literary

a very quiet or peaceful state

hiatus

noun

formal

a period of time when something does not happen

low gear

noun

a period of little activity or slow progress

highlight

noun

humorous

used about something that is not very exciting at all

the calm/lull before the storm

a quiet time just before problems start

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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