Monday, October 1, 2012

Quiescent

Quiescent [ kwee-ES-uh’ nt, kwahy- ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. inactive, motionless or quiet
2. not showing symptoms or causing any trouble
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He was a quiescent child who loved to daydream.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 But the 662-mile-wide (1,066-kilometer-wide) moon hasn't always been quiescent. Billions of years ago tectonic forces produced an enormous rift similar to the East African Rift Valley on Earth, Nimmo said.