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becalm

verb be·calm \bi-ˈkä(l)m\

Definition of BECALM

transitive verb
1
a :  to keep motionless by lack of wind
b :  to stop the progress of
2
:  to make calm :  soothe

Examples of BECALM

  1. <becalmed at last, she slept soundly for the first time in weeks>

First Known Use of BECALM

1582

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