Antonyms for keening

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The women are keening softly and swaying themselves with a slow movement.

It rose and fell, rose and fell, then died away like the keening of a lost soul.

The room was filled with the keening staccato of the alien transmission.

The huge brain was alert now, with a supernal sense of keening.

Keening in from the lake, the wind made him stagger backwards.

The natives stopped their keening, and made room for the two men.

There was a keening of wind, and a cracking of the frozen ground.

She is opening her letters and "keening" softly as she rocks in her chair.

The very wind had forsaken them, and gone off keening into the far distance.

The news came to Bodb Dearg's place, and all the people gave out three loud, high cries, keening their nursling.

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