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quietens

verb
present tense third-person singular of quieten, chiefly British

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1 to free from distress or disturbance
  • the nanny tried to quieten the children with assurances that help was on its way

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2 to stop the noise or speech of
  • one young chap was trying to quieten down the group

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“Quietens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quietens. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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