a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <was granted a quietus on the remainder of the debt in the old man's will>
the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <her unshakable belief in a blissful afterlife allowed her to meet her quietus without the slightest tinge of fear or regret> Synonyms curtains
, great divide
Related Words casualty
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