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lull

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lull

  1. a momentary halt in an activity <we took the opportunity of a lull in the conversation to announce that we were engaged to be married> Synonyms break, breath, breather, interruption, pause, recessRelated Words time-out; interim, interlude, intermission, interval, respite, rest; cessation, discontinuance, downtime, ending, expiration, finishing, hitch, lapse, stoppage, stopping, termination; abeyance, moratorium, surcease, suspension; discontinuity, gap, hiatusNear Antonyms continuation, endurance, persistence, progress, progression; extension, prolongation




lull

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lull

  1. to free from distress or disturbance <the absence of attacks for such an extended period had lulled the nation into a false sense of security> Synonyms becalm, compose, calm, lullaby, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Related Words appease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefyNear Antonyms aggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work upAntonyms agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex




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