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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the
speaker entered" [syn: quieten, hush, quiet,
quiesce, quiet down, pipe down] [ant: louden]
2: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
[syn: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize,
tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still]
[ant: agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite,
rouse, turn on]
3: cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children
in the church!" [syn: hush, quieten, silence, still,
shut up, hush up] [ant: louden]
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