quietus


quietus

noun

Definition of QUIETUS

1
a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <was granted a quietus on the remainder of the debt in the old man's will>
2
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>
Antonyms birth, nativity

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