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1 definition found
 for quieten
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quieten
      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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