quiet down


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Related to quiet down: keep quiet
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Verb1.quiet down - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
silence, still, hush, hush up, quieten, shut up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
change intensity - increase or decrease in intensity
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But the wind, as if satisfied at last with its mischievous pranks, stopped blowing this ocean and hurried away to another part of the world to blow something else; so that the waves, not being joggled any more, began to quiet down and behave themselves.
They are two hotheads -- the one a Gascon, the other from Picardy; both are easily excited, but they quiet down immediately.
After a time they commenced to quiet down, and as no further mysterious deaths occurred among them they took heart again.
If you knock on your wall appealingly, they will quiet down and discuss the matter softly among themselves for a moment--then, like the mice, they fall to persecuting you again, and as vigorously as before.
I'm afraid you'll find it very quiet down here, Hastings.
Mayon Volcano appeared to quiet down today as just five rockfall events were recorded in the past 24 hours.
At the time of data collection, retailers were doing last-minute restocking as consumers head toward the finish line of the shopping season, but the majority of holiday merchandise was already in the country and ports were beginning to quiet down," said Jonathan Gold, vice president for supply chain and customs policy for the NRF.
LEIGHTON BAINES Kept Atalanta quiet down that side, despite the Italians' attempts to overload.
I want to quiet down the multitude of sounds, the crowds of already digested things that populate us to be new.
I wrote this book for everyone who's ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who's ever been made to feel less than," Clinton told Entertainment Weekly.
It's time to settle down, to quiet down a bit and think what has happened in the past 30 years.
Aged 49, she allegedly created a scene and when an on duty officer asked her to quiet down.