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  • nounrelease from life
  • nounanything that effectually ends or settles

synonyms for quietus

  • death
  • decease
  • dying
  • demise
  • departure
  • expiration
  • loss of life
  • passing
  • release
  • dissolution
  • mort
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How to use quietus in a sentence

No ranchman or hunter would hesitate a moment, under the circumstances, to give him his eternal quietus.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
His classical purpose was very satisfactory to my views—forming a permanent quietus to my imaginary forebodings.
BIOGRAPHY AND FAMILY RECORD OF LORENZO SNOWELIZA R. SNOW SMITH
The Saints took advantage of the quietus, purchased a horse-mill and soon had it in operation, and released the family graters.
BIOGRAPHY AND FAMILY RECORD OF LORENZO SNOWELIZA R. SNOW SMITH
A fortunate occurrence that happened at this time gave its quietus to the unpopular horse-breaking speculation.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
There is no one to say me nay, or to hold my hand back from giving myself the final quietus.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
We would state as a quietus that a competent tooth-drawer will accompany them, entering upon his dental duties very soon.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
Billie Blue's dirk had put a temporary quietus on my stoker, and the rest had fled as quickly as they had come.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Indians stationed below gave the quietus to such game as made the descent with but slight injury.
SEVENTY YEARS ON THE FRONTIERALEXANDER MAJORS
The idea of the open Polar Sea then received its “quietus,” for nothing but ice is there.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
As Ellen Seymour had predicted, basket ball did not receive its quietus.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
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WORDS RELATED TO QUIETUS

  • blow
  • clincher
  • comeuppance
  • deathblow
  • defeat
  • final blow
  • final stroke
  • kill
  • knockout
  • mercy stroke
  • mortal blow
  • quietus
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