usage: with low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"
usage: with little or no sound; "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"
3. quietly, quiet
usage: 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"
4. restfully, quietly
usage: in a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"