Examples of quiescence in a Sentence
the resort community's social scene is lively during the summer but undergoes a deep quiescence during the long winter
was struck by the elk's quiescence as it just stood there in the clearing
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The composer’s 1947 score, for a Merce Cunningham ballet, depicts the seasons winter through fall as quiescence, creation, preservation and destruction (a Prelude to Winter brings it full circle).
But his quiescence on the violence in Charlottesville has had, in many ways, a more profound and unsettling effect.
After a few puffs last week, the volcano is now releasing a relatively constant stream of ash and steam, this after ~10 months of quiescence.
After a period of relative quiescence, the machine is back on full throttle.
All but one of the sculptures in his show A recrudescence, opening April 22 at Paula Cooper Gallery, were made out of broken and torn molds from another exhibition of his, last year’s the quiescence of the inorganic world at Galerie Eva Presenhuber.
Contrary to the grim picture of quiescence, women’s groups continue to carve a space for action despite their disappointment in the political process and the closing of more traditional political and public spaces.
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First Known Use of quiescence
Synonymscold storage, deep freeze, doldrums, dormancy, holding pattern, latency, moratorium, abeyance, suspended animation, suspense, suspension
Related Wordsinaction, inertia, inertness, motionlessness; impasse, standstill; coma, hibernation, hypnosis, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, torpor; recess, recession, remission; downtime, idleness, layoff
Near Antonymsrecommencement, renewal, resumption, resuscitation
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