calming

[ kahm; older use kam; spelling pronunciation kahlm ]SEE DEFINITION OF calming

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALMING

As soon as Kirsty had succeeded in calming me, I told her the whole story.

Then calming down a bit, he added: 'Let every one do with their own as they think best.'

But he never heard any music, and this, instead of calming his nerves, made him sicker.

Adversity vexed and irritated, instead of calming and subduing her.

"Yes, sir—you haven't many days left in it," said Mr. Burns calming down.

I threw myself at her feet, and succeeded in calming her anger.

Instead of calming him I endeavoured to augment his misery by my complaints.

By way of calming her, I said I would do my best to win him over.

I succeeded in calming her a little, and she then informed me of the cause of her behavior.

Alicia, calming herself with an effort, asked what was the matter.

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