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adjective as in appeasing

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Then come the legal challenges, and given the state of things, we can’t exactly expect patience and calm.

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Doctors often treat the disorder with steroids that calm the inflammatory process, though serious cases can have long-term consequences.

Every day I could focus just a bit more, and my mind grew calmer.

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While Putin will prop up Lukashenko, he would sacrifice him in a minute if he thought this would facilitate calm without fundamentally changing Belarusian dynamics.

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These trays will really elevate your bathing experience, keeping you carefree and calm in your personal, at-home spa.

President of Costa Rica Oscar Arias laid a calming hand on 1980s El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama.

A growing economy is a calming influence—for Hindus as much as for Muslims.

I think there are influences making this worse instead of calming the situation.

Try calming yourself for sleep with meditation techniques like breathing and visualizations.

Lavender is very calming and can help settle your nerves, which explains why so many baby soaps come in lavender scent.

Are they capable of calming the passions, of correcting vices, and of giving virtue to those who most scrupulously observe them?

He struggled up, flung off that calming hand, turned angrily toward where he thought the other was.

After calming the startled animal she saw a dirty handkerchief snapping in the wind at the top of a stick.

He succeeded in calming her by the time her servant had returned and then took his leave.

What your father wants,” I said, “is a good doctor and some calming medicine.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calming, such as: ataractic, and sedative.

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