calmer

[ kahm; older use kam; spelling pronunciation kahlm ]SEE DEFINITION OF calmer
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALMER

Otherwise I may behave in a manner to be regretted in my calmer moments.

Meantime, how fared the peer with the calmer and gentler sister?

"Hysterical," he said to himself, calmer now that he had vented his feelings.

He was calmer now, and able to talk about the Dublin shooting with some discrimination.

She was calmer now, she had heard, and loyally she answered.

That day Ralph walked through the streets with a calmer mind.

No, he was calmer and more collected than Grog had ever seen him in a moment of trial.

To-morrow we shall, both of us, be calmer, and can talk over all together.

Windy day, but calmer in the evening and at night rained a little.

The indignation it awakened must not be judged by the standard of a calmer age.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French calme, carme "stillness, quiet, tranquility," from the adjective (see calm (adj.)).