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synonyms for quietened

  • clam
  • dampen
  • deaden
  • dull
  • extinguish
  • gag
  • hush
  • lull
  • muffle
  • mute
  • muzzle
  • overawe
  • quash
  • quell
  • quiet
  • shush
  • soft-pedal
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • tongue-tie
  • choke off
  • clam up
  • close up
  • cool it
  • cut off
  • cut short
  • decrease the volume
  • dry up
  • dumb
  • dummy up
  • hold one's tongue
  • hush one's mouth
  • hush-hush
  • keep it down
  • pipe down
  • quiet down
  • say nothing
  • shut up
  • sit on
  • strike dumb
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antonyms for quietened

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  • agitate
  • allow
  • disturb
  • encourage
  • help
  • irritate
  • let go
  • release
  • start
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How to use quietened in a sentence

My mood changed, and I held her close to me, with one arm flung about her, till she quietened down from her sobbing.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
The din quietened down as daylight came, which was about five oclock.
IN THE LINE OF BATTLEVARIOUS
It was twelve o'clock and more before I got him quietened down, and I wouldn't say he was what you'd call properly pacified then.
THE SIMPKINS PLOTGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Then things quietened down a bit; so I told the lads to make a drink of tea for themselves, which they did gladly enough.
AT YPRES WITH BEST-DUNKLEYTHOMAS HOPE FLOYD
Eventually things quietened down, and when the relief was complete, we returned to Locre for a few days' well-earned rest.
THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919CAPTAIN W. C. C. WEETMAN
He was rather white, but there was a curious little smile about the corners of his lips which quietened my fears.
THE HEART OF UNA SACKVILLEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
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
Then the fires quietened, and there was a time of lesser activity.
A TRAMP'S NOTEBOOKMORLEY ROBERTS
Yesterday as I looked down on Lens the fire had quietened on both sides, as though the guns were tired.
FROM BAPAUME TO PASSCHENDAELE, 1917PHILIP GIBBS
The matter quietened down, but the Commandant shortly afterwards retired from the service of the State.
REMINISCENCES OF QUEENSLANDWILLIAM HENRY CORFIELD
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