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Related to unquietly: quietly


adj. un·qui·et·er, un·qui·et·est
1. Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy.
2. Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.

un·qui′et·ly adv.
un·qui′et·ness n.
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Adv.1.unquietly - with agitation or turbulenceunquietly - with agitation or turbulence  
quiet, quietly - with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"
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The perturbation of my mind during this fifteen or sixteen months' interval was very great; I slept unquietly, dreamed always frightful dreams, and often started out of my sleep in the night.
Boyer draws on the unauthorized diary of his father, thus removing the romance and including scandal, office politics, accidents, bad judgment, and trail of bodies that "unquietly marked the way." In Rocky Boyer's War, Allen D.
Every few months, they churn out unquietly positive fare, covered in pretty squiggles.