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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: 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]
2: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to;
"The patient must be sedated before the operation" [syn:
sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize,
tranquillise] [ant: arouse, brace, energise,
energize, perk up, stimulate]
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