calming

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  • Now things are calming down, he is getting away to be married. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • Calming herself she forced herself to look into his face. Cited from The Apartment Next Door, by William Andrew Johnston
  • He succeeded in calming her by the time her servant had returned and then took his leave. Cited from The Daffodil Mystery, by Edgar Wallace
  • That has a similar effect upon them as calming our nerves has upon us. Cited from Life in a Thousand Worlds, by William Shuler Harris
  • An absence of several days, he thought, might have the effect of calming him down. Cited from 'Lena Rivers, by Mary J. Holmes
  • In fact, her presence seemed to have a calming effect on him.
  • This and other traffic calming methods provided quiet for families and play space for children.
  • Edward was indeed in a state of mind which required calming down. Cited from The Children of the New Forest, by Captain Marryat
  • Patients and family member reported a sense of calming when the cat would enter their room.
  • Calming down, he stood gazing at her with a very strange expression upon his face. Cited from The Leavenworth Case, by Anna Katharine Green
  • However, as evening approached the situation on the island appeared to be calming down.
  • The figure seemed to be calming down somewhat, although Tom could not be sure of this. Cited from Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X, by Victor Appleton
  • An officer went about among the passengers, calming them and telling them there was no danger now. Cited from The Moving Picture Boys on the War Front, by Victor Appleton
  • "Look here!" he said, calming down and taking his chair again. Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • Before she had fairly succeeded in calming herself, her aunt came to take her out for their daily drive. Cited from Esther, by Henry Adams
  • Often, cities will use these signs to test streets to determine the need for further traffic calming.
  • Traffic calming has been successfully used for decades in cities across Europe.
  • For five minutes she remained seated, calming herself and determining what course to take. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • The poor wife soothed him as best she could, and after some efforts succeeded in calming his mind. Cited from The Life of John Clare, by Frederick Martin
  • They suggest this may be responsible for the calming effect of the garden.
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Root form of calming is calm for the verb.

Meaning of calming

  • verb Make calm or still
    quiet the dragons of worry and fear
  • verb Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    After the fight both men need to cool off., It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.