quietener


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quietener

(ˈkwaɪətənə)
n
a thing which quiets or sedates
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Another quietener could be when stricter mortgage rules are set to come in this April, under the Mortgage Market Review (MMR), to make sure there's no return to irresponsible lending, and that people only take out loans they can pay back.
It may have been a pre-election quietener but I don't care and I suspect neither do the nurses.
With Richard Shaw back in his preferred central defensive role, and Andrew Whing and Steve Staunton used at full-back, the Sky Blues defence put the quieteners on Wigan's dangerous duo Geoff Horsfield and Nathan Ellington.