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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make steady. Soothe.

Usage examples (38)
  • Soft whispering airs . . . becalm the mind.
  • Verb (used with object) : The schooner was becalmed in the horse latitudes for two weeks
  • The government's announcement, however, did nothing to becalm the rand or bond market.
  • With the wind already sapping from Forest's sails, the goal seem to becalm them completely. for more
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