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quietus

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1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility
  • was granted a quietus on the remainder of the debt in the old man's will

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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

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The first known use of quietus was in 1540

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“Quietus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quietus. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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