Sentence Examples


  • It has been quiescent since 1566, and is now completely extinct.
  • But the French were too weak in these seas for offensive movements, and therefore remained quiescent at Bourbon and Mauritius till the beginning of 1782.
  • But experience in other parts of Japan shows that a long quiescent crater may at any moment burst into disastrous activity.
  • Egmont (8340 ft.) is quiescent, but its symmetrical form and dense clothing of forest make it the most beautiful of the three.
  • Several quiescent volcanic peaks, reaching 5700 ft., occupy most of the island, and are covered with forests.
 

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