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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not moving; still. Also: Not excited or nervous.

Usage examples (40)
  • Still, there is a calm, pure harmony, and music inside of me.
  • Spoke in a calm voice
  • calm seas
  • 4. ~mild~: an attributive of the whole clause, 'regions of calm and serene air.' ~calm and serene~. for more
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  • After the "cam" (part of the wheel or shaft that affects the motion of other parts of a machine) broke, they all tried to "calm" (relieve, bring an end to distress).
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