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While Jim was insulting him, Tommy just looked at him calmly.


Could I use 'quietly' instead of 'calmly' without changing the meaning?

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anonymousCould I use 'quietly' instead of 'calmly' without changing the meaning?

No, but that wouldn't change the meaning a lot.

'quietly' means he didn't say anything (no matter how he felt).
'calmly' means he didn't feel upset.

CJ