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qui·es·cent

(kwī-es'ĕnt),
At rest or inactive.

quiescent

(kwē-ĕs′ənt, kwī-)
adj.
1. Quiet, still, or inactive.
2. Medicine Asymptomatic: a quiescent infection.

qui·es′cence n.
qui·es′cent·ly adv.

quiescent

[kwī·es′ənt]
1 inactive, quiet, or at rest.
2 latent.
3 dormant.

qui·es·cent

(kwī-es'ĕnt)
At rest or inactive. Used to describe a disorder or conditions.
Compare: latent, dormant

quiescent

Of a disease, inactive or dormant.

quiescent

inactive

quiescent

at rest; latent; the G0 stage of the cell cycle.
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Since 9/11, Congress has largely stood quiescently by in the face of sweeping assertions of executive power, and when it has intervened, it has either given the executive branch more power or enacted toothless symbolic measures that pose no real obstacle to the Administration.
The evening begins somberly, develops quiescently, and concludes
Most religious people and their organizations either firmly support the secular state or quiescently tolerate it.
Controlling the protein surface concentration on the mix emulsion droplets by restricting the amount and type of protein available upon homogenization makes it possible to form an emulsion that is quiescently stable but also which undergoes partial coalescence when sheared.