calms

All Noun Verb
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  • He becomes friends with the other horses after he calms down.
  • They said that if birds were killed on board ship, their death would be followed by long calms. Cited from A Woman's Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • They give me new strength to fight the little battles and calms of every-day life. Cited from The Inner Sisterhood, by Douglass Sherley et al.
  • We have been many days at sea; frequent calms and little progress made. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Eventually, all calms down and everyone finds out who is who and what has happened.
  • Do you know how the look of sunlight on a land calms one? Cited from The Tragic Comedians by G. Meredith, v1
  • He calms her, saying they have to put the past behind them, and move on to better things.
  • No game or fish on this island and no hopes of getting off till it calms. Cited from Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador, Mrs. Hubbard
  • When the storm calms, the bar is then re-worked back on to the beach.
  • F. What are the dark places and calms into which different boats enter? Cited from The Rocky Island, by Samuel Wilberforce
  • Owing to calms, the distance made good during day and night was not much. Cited from The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503, by Various
  • It is a fact of common experience that love calms the storm that passion did begin. Cited from The Social Emergency, Ed. by William Trufant Foster
  • "And we can do the school room scene over again after the excitement calms down." Cited from The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Her doctor calms her and tells her that he wants to share a story with her before she makes her decision.
  • While we were in the passage, we had little wind and calms. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Volume 2, James Cook
  • They agree to meet again later when the situation calms down.
  • In the dead calms of summer there was little business doing. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • In the end he calms down again and leaves with his boxes.
  • By the time the horse calms down again, the plough has been broken.
  • Oh, the good hour, the kind hour, The hour that calms the breast! Cited from The Poems of Henry Van Dyke, by Henry Van Dyke
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Root form of calms is calm for both verb and noun.

Words starting with calms

Meaning of calms

  • 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.