Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The country's quietened down a lot, and a 'ranger's supposed to be a thing of the past.

This quietened the lads a little, and they went on with their dinner.

I quietened these apprehensions by assuring them that the deserters had no pistols with them.

Her quietened heart beginning to beat quickly again, she hurried down the side garden to the back of the house.

My mood changed, and I held her close to me, with one arm flung about her, till she quietened down from her sobbing.

The drivers, however, quietened them down, and held their heads till the break of day.

Pufka began squealing and making hideous grimaces, while the nurse first quietened her, then egged her on.

Some magic had lulled him, too, into a quietened mood from which had been smoothed the saw-edged raggedness of despair.

We lay very still, and presently, when things had quietened down, we slid cautiously backwards until it was safe to get up.

I shall hand in a report with the details, for your perusal, when things have quietened down a bit.