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quieted

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

mostly or entirely without sound
  • one could hear a pin drop in the quieted concert hall as conductor raised his baton

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quieted

verb
past tense of quiet

Synonyms & Antonyms of quieted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become still and orderly
  • the museum docent told the rowdy youngsters to quiet down for the tour

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2 to free from distress or disturbance
  • quiet a crying toddler with candy

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3 to stop the noise or speech of
  • the nanny could quiet unruly children with just a look

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“Quieted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quieted. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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