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simmer down

verb as in chill out

verb as in control

verb as in rein

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Example Sentences

What might help the public simmer down, rather depressingly, is the appointment of an oil spill czar.

Well, we'll simmer down when the turn comes, and though I'm piling up dollars, I'll be thankful.

With that some several policemen run up, and I had to simmer down.

At this the righteous exaltation began rather abruptly to simmer down in the soul of Alonzo Rawson.

It'll simmer down and work out, I expect, to a bad quarrel you had with Karen that's parted you.

Miss Phillips was too wise to call a Scout meeting immediately; she wanted to give the discussion a chance to simmer down.


On this page you'll find 477 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to simmer down, such as: actively, earnestly, passionately, sincerely, vigorously, and gravely.

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