Synonyms and Antonyms of quietus

  1. 1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility was granted a quietus on the remainder of the debt in the old man's will Synonyms delivery, discharge, release, quittanceRelated Words dispensation, exemption, immunity, waiver

  2. 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 Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, death, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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