becalm

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verb be·calm \bi-ˈkä(l)m\

Definition of becalm

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to keep motionless by lack of windb :  to stop the progress of

  3. 2 :  to make calm :  soothe

Examples of becalm in a sentence

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

1582

First Known Use of becalm

1582



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