the calm/lull before the storm

Definition of the calm/lull before the storm

  1. :  a period of quiet that comes before a time of activity, excitement, violence, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

calmplay
  1. :  a period or condition of freedom from storms, high winds, or rough activity of water

    :  a state of tranquility

  1. :  marked by calm :  still

    :  free from agitation, excitement, or disturbance

lullplay
  1. :  to cause to sleep or rest :  soothe

    :  to cause to relax vigilance

  1. :  something that lulls

    :  lullaby

    :  a temporary pause or decline in activity : such as

beforeplay
  1. :  in advance :  ahead

    :  at an earlier time

  1. :  forward of :  in front of

    :  in the presence of

    :  under the jurisdiction or consideration of

  1. :  earlier than the time that

    :  sooner or quicker than

    :  so that … do not

stormplay
  1. :  a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning

    :  a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail

    :  wind having a speed of 64 to 72 miles (103 to 117 kilometers) per hour

  1. :  to blow with violence

    :  to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously

    :  to attack by storm


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