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quiēscō ēvī (quiērunt, V.; quiērim, C.; quiēssem, T., H.; quiēsset, T.; quiēsse, C., L.), ētus, ere

quies, to rest, repose, keep quiet, be inactive, be at peace : placidā compostus pace quiescit, V.: non somno quiescere, get no rest , Cu.: Quid faciam? ‘quiescas,’ do nothing , H.: Indoctus pilae quiescit, does not play , H.: Quibus quidem quam facile potuerat quiesci, si hic quiesset! which we might easily have been spared , T.To rest, sleep, be asleep : eo cum venio, praetor quiescebat: casa, in quā quiescebat, N.—In war, to be inactive, make no movement : per paucos dies, L.: pavore mutuo iniecto velut torpentes quieverunt, L.To keep in retirement, take no part, be neutral : scribis Peducaeo probari, quod quierim.— To acquiesce, quietly permit : quiescat (Caesar) rem adduci ad interregnum.— To pause, make a pause, keep silence, be still : quiesce, T.: quiescere, id est ἡσυχάζειν.— To rest, lie still, be still, be quiet, be undisturbed : ager qui multos annos quievit, lay fallow : nec umquam quieturas Syracusas, donec, etc., L.: flamma, ceases to burn , V.: quierunt Aequora, the waves are laid , V.: felicius ossa quiescant, O.: quiescunt voces, are silent , O.To be calm, be unruffled, be composed : quiescas, T.: Quaeso, ego dabo, quiesce, T.—Fig., to be inactive, be powerless : ista potentia quiescit.

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