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quiesce

(kwaɪˈɛs)
vb (intr)
1. to become quiet or subdued
2. (Grammar) (of a letter) to be made silent
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.quiesce - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
QUIESCE A To trifle B Become silent C Undisturbed who am I?
What is needed is a tool for explaining how rhetorical definitions produced by movement advocates and opposition possess the power to galvanize a movement or quiesce it before it can reach the inception stage.
Some vendors have customized ways to quiesce referential integrity checking, having a catchup-later function, but it seems no one has figured out how to simply provide a load that can deal with massive datasets and referential integrity.
In the other maps of Java la Grande the cape has the names Quabesequiesce (Harleian c.1547), Quabese/quiesce (Desceliers 1546), Cap quiesce (Desceliers 1550), C: quiesce (Desliens 1561), C: de Iaua (cape of Java or Javanese) (Desceliers?