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1. to become quiet or subdued
2. (Grammar) (of a letter) to be made silent
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|Verb||1.||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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