Conticent \Con"ti*cent\, a. [L. conticens, p. pr. of conticere; con- + tacere to be silent.] Silent. [R.] ``The guests sit conticent.'' --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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  • conticent — ˈkäntə̇sənt adjective Etymology: Latin conticent , conticens, present participle of conticēre to be silent, from com + tacēre to be silent more at tacit : silent …   Useful english dictionary

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