Definition of Quietener

1. Noun. One who, or that which, quietens. ¹



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Definition of Quietener

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quietener

quiescing
quiesence
quiet
quiet as a mouse
quiet coach
quiet coaches
quiet down
quiet hip disease
quiet iritis
quiet lung
quietage
quieted
quieten
quieten down
quietened
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quietism
quietisms
quietist
quietistic
quietists

Literary usage of Quietener

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1. Vivisection, Scientifically and Ethically Considered in Prize Essays by James Macaulay, Brewin Grant, Abiathar Wall (1881)
"... not the relief of the victim, is the defence given for the using of curari, which is no anaesthetic, but a quietener, as Dr. Sharpey observed of it, ..."

2. Vivisection, scientifically and ethically considered, essays by J. Macaulay by James Macaulay, Brewin Grant (1881)
"... not the relief of the victim, is the defence given for the using of curari, which is no anaesthetic, but a quietener, as Dr. Sharpey observed of it, ..."

3. The Asclepiad. v. 3, 1886 by Benjamin Ward Richardson (1887)
"... the attendants were detected in the act of dressing the insane under a system of the most astounding kind called by them " the long stocking quietener ..."

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