Thesaurus / quieten

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The number of these shells was unusually large; but later on towards 10 A.M. things began to quieten down in the back area.
Q.6.A AND OTHER PLACESFRANCIS BUCKLEY
But th' cheerman saw her comin, an' managed to stop it, but it wor noa easy job to quieten her.
YORKSHER PUDDIN'JOHN HARTLEY
I says: 'See, Jennings, how women-folk do quieten babbies; it's just as I said.'
MARY BARTONELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
We are all full of longings; and the chief blessing of civilization is that it supplies the wherewithal to quieten them.
THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITEEDWARD O. MOUSLEY
Some were for a slight concession, just a sugar-plum to quieten the naughty child, a sacrifice to peace and quietness.
MARY BARTONELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Now, just quieten yourself down and tell me all Lyne told you about her, will you, my lad?
Jack, as was natural, first recovered himself, and did all in his power to quieten the hysterical emotion of Dolores.
She could only surmise that the man had a conscience, and that in this way he strove to quieten it.
A WOMAN'S BURDENFERGUS HUME
And Bella, in the seclusion of her own room, was trying to quieten her fears.
But that 'ere girth, and layin' him on his side, will quieten the movements of his chest, and jest give him a chance.
INDIAN AND SCOUTF. S. BRERETON

WORDS RELATED TO QUIETEN

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