Thesaurus / quietened


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

Virgin SoilIvan S. Turgenev

At last they quietened down for Wendy to tell them just one more story before they were tucked in for the night.

The Story of Peter PanDaniel Stephen O'Connor

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

The Tyranny of WeaknessCharles Neville Buck

Down to the tender, on to the lighter, kits and equipment, and farewell to the quietened steamer.

With Botha in the FieldEric Moore Ritchie

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

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.

Yesterday as I looked down on Lens the fire had quietened on both sides, as though the guns were tired.

I talked to him as I would have done to one of my own men, and he quietened down at last and looked up at me.

The Man with the ClubfootValentine Williams

When Miss Margaret had quietened the pony she spoke very seriously to Tommy.

Tommy TregennisMary Elizabeth Phillips


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