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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause to not talk; Make calm or still; Become less noisy

Usage examples (36)
  • The unhurt put candid, in its chichi quieten, is a youngster of the 20th century
  • He wanted … I got up and made a talk to kind of quieten these folks down.
  • Hull City yesterday will "quieten" the job speculation after a frenzied week.
  • Now and again they prayed to quieten their hearts. for more
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