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tr.v. dis·qui·et·ed, dis·qui·et·ing, dis·qui·ets
To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
adj. Archaic
Uneasy; restless.

dis·qui′et·ing·ly adv.
dis·qui′et·ly adv.
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Machinations, hollowness, treachery, and all ruinous disorders follow us disquietly to our graves.
All of this happening on our little island whilst the world begins disquietly to shake off a system which after having provided many fruits, has also exhausted our capacity for environmental and social damage.
The sources revealed that Sultanov reiterated Russia's support to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) stressing that "no local, regional or international party has the ability to bring the court's work to a stop or freeze its mission for revealing the truth regarding the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri." The sources added that Sultanov stated that his country "is monitoring, disquietly, the political developments in Lebanon at a time when tense political speeches seem to be on the rise." He said that Russia "calls for maintaining general stability and shielding it from any setback that will have negative repercussions not only for Lebanon, but for the whole region."