Definition of Quietening

1. Verb. (present participle of quieten) ¹



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Definition of Quietening

1. quieten [v] - See also: quieten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quietening

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quiet as a mouse
quiet coach
quiet coaches
quiet down
quiet hip disease
quiet iritis
quiet lung
quietage
quieted
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quieten down
quietened
quietener
quieteners
quietening (current term)
quietens
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quietistic
quietists
quietive
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Literary usage of Quietening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1813)
"A most respectable Medical Review, having occasion to notice quietening, in April 1810, says, " the only physiological question which occurred during the ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1893)
"It's God A'mighty's way o' quietening 'em, I reckon, afore they go to sleep." Old Martin opened the gate as he saw the family procession approaching, ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... my dropping spirits sing, And every part revives into a Spring. But if Thy quietening beams a while decline, And with their light bless not this Orb ..."

4. The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New-Testament, and by Isaac Watts (1802)
"C' •SOME, Holy Spirit, heav'nly Dove, ^l With all thy quietening pow r4 Kindle a flame of faired love ..."

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