quiescent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quiescent
quiescent => quies ~ quiet = motionless
quies(QUITE)+scent(in hindi shant means quite)..so someone who is quite or shant for a period of time.
quiz + cent, teacher asks students who will get cent(100) in the quiz...everyone reamains silent for sometime
quiescent=quiet+descent..........lady1:->"What a QUIEt and deSCENT son u have..."...lady2:->"please dont go on his TEMPORARY INACTIVENESS...come to our house some day and u shall realise that he is an active volcano..!!!".......:D
It sounds like QUICKSAND, which looks harmless but deadly . A dormant threat .
quie(quiet)+scent=scent or scence means 'growing' as in aduloscent.so quiescent means GROWING QUITER
Diesel Accent was quiet and quiescent
quiet+sometime....quiet for sometime..dormant
qui- quality, e-scent- perfume(in hindi), so, a quality scent stands still on our clothes for hours, hence motionless..