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  • as inquiet
  • as inbutton one's lip

synonyms for button ones lip

  • allay
  • appease
  • assuage
  • hush
  • mollify
  • muffle
  • muzzle
  • pacify
  • please
  • relax
  • satisfy
  • soften
  • soothe
  • squelch
  • subdue
  • ameliorate
  • becalm
  • choke
  • compose
  • console
  • gag
  • gratify
  • ice
  • inactivate
  • lull
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • quieten
  • reconcile
  • settle
  • shush
  • silence
  • slack
  • smooth
  • soft pedal
  • square
  • squash
  • still
  • stroke
  • tranquilize
  • button one's lip
  • calm down
  • can it
  • clam up
  • cool it
  • cool out
  • dummy up
  • fix up
  • hold it down
  • patch things up
  • shut up
  • take the bite out of
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antonyms for button ones lip

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  • agitate
  • anger
  • annoy
  • depress
  • incite
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • release
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • aggravate
  • disagree
  • disturb
  • excite
  • move
  • turn up
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    How to use button ones lip in a sentence

    We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    "I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    We know one thing—the men that killed Rutter are the ones that held us up, and got off with that money of mine.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    As the girl said this, she looked full into the young man's eyes, with her great, appealing ones.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    In comparison with the engines now in use, these Americans were very small ones.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    Some of the toys, though, were very peculiar ones—different from anything you ever saw.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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