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English verb: quiet down

1. quiet down (perception) become quiet or quieter


SamplesThe audience fell silent when the speaker entered.


Synonymshush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quieten


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change intensity


Verb grouphush, hush up, quieten, shut up, silence, still


Antonymslouden









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