simmered down[ sim-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF simmered down
Synonyms for simmered down
- hold back
- simmer down
- slow down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIMMERED DOWN
She simmered down a bit, I under stand, after her first wild splurge.
The affair now had simmered down to plain temper and tit for tat.
I was not in the mood to receive the rebuff calmly, and she simmered down.
Ginger had simmered down to a mood of melancholy resignation.
Presently these simmered down to a residue of angry amazement and curiosity.
I made full sure he'd find a way if I could reach him; and when I had it simmered down to this, the problem simplified itself.
Their brains became cooler, and simmered down like a coffee-pot when taken away from the fire.
Folsom pointed out that he couldn't well do both, and by two o'clock it simmered down to a demand for instant court-martial.
So in a few moments their wrath had simmered down; and they fell savagely upon the yet warm feast.
She showed that by the way she simmered down about Cousin Egbert's cat before she left.