Word of the day- April 21, 2009

April 21st, 2009
Quiescent Pronunciation- \kwy-ES-uhnt; kwee-\ adjective Definition- Dictionary.com- Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; inactive. Wiktionary- Inactive, at rest, quiet. Translations- Spanish- Quiescente French- Repos German- Ruhestrom "A vicious but localized Sino-Japanese war raged around the Shanghai region through much of 1932. The conflict then settled into a quiescent phase for several years." -- David M. Kennedy, "The Horror", The Atlantic, April 1998

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