Yet despite the widespread attention these economic woes received, the Japanese public remained strangely quiescent .
This suggests the existence of a comparatively long-lived quiescent tectonic regime over that interval.
The Local Government Act 1985 abolished the six metropolitan councils, replacing their police authorities by more quiescent joint boards.
Germination is a period characterized by the events that commence with the uptake of water by the quiescent dry seed and terminate with the elongation of the embryonic axis.
By 1964, the seemingly quiescent laity had acquired a public voice.
And what are the circumstances like now, presumably the volcanoes would be extinct, they're quiescent ?
In developing and democratizing countries, the masses are less ignorant, quiescent , or afraid than they once were.
During fasting, or between meals, the gastrointestinal tract is not completely quiescent .
Many species, especially non-vertebrates, exhibit quiescent life stages of indeterminate duration.
A lobotomized patient may not feel any happier, but affectless, quiescent people are surely easier to deal with in an institution.