steady down

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Verb1.steady down - become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
stabilise, stabilize - become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
roost - settle down or stay, as if on a roost
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If he only wanted to steady down, I'd give him a job drivin' the wagon," her husband said, but with no trace of benevolence in his voice.
He added: "I feel I have got more cause to be aggrieved than most City fans because the first couple of years supporting them the football was brilliant, winning the FA Cup and in 1988 we were right up there in the league and it's been a long and steady down hill road ever since, so maybe I'm the jinx.
Rose was steady down the stretch, even with a bogey from the bunker on the 18th hole, and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the Cadillac Championship.
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC) also come standard on all models, the former assisting in preventing the vehicle from rolling backward when trying to pull away from an uphill gradient, while the latter helps keep the vehicle moving straight and steady down steep grades.
How about gassing up your '63 Mercury Cougar for half a buck a gallon at the old 76 station on Laurel Canyon and Ventura boulevards, or taking a slow walk with your steady down the boardwalk at POP - Pacific Ocean Park?
Sisk got off to a solid start, birdieing two of the first three holes, and played steady down the stretch to shoot a 2-under 68 for a four-shot victory over Dully and his record-tying sixth Mass.