quietened

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  • It is not know whether the offer was renewed once things had quietened down.
  • After this, the feud quietened down as both sides were called away to fight against the English.
  • For two hours he held his position and only allowed his wounds to be roughly dressed when the attack had quietened down.
  • Little by little his grief quietened down, and in its place came a mild resignation. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • This quietened the lads a little, and they went on with their dinner. Cited from Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine, Waugh
  • I shall hand in a report with the details, for your perusal, when things have quietened down a bit. Cited from At the Point of the Bayonet, by G. A. Henty
  • He stayed in and around London for 15 months, until things had quietened down.
  • I talked to him as I would have done to one of my own men, and he quietened down at last and looked up at me. Cited from The Man with the Clubfoot, by Valentine Williams
  • He was rather white, but there was a curious little smile about the corners of his lips which quietened my fears. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • That night the front quietened down, the infantry arrived and, driven on by urgent orders issued hours earlier, advanced in the dark.
  • Eventually things quietened down, and when the relief was complete, we returned to Locre for a few days' well-earned rest. Cited from The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919, by W.C.C. Weetman
  • This terrific cannonade continued until dawn, when things quietened down a little. Cited from One Young Man, by Sir John Ernest Hodder-Williams
  • Debate quietened down until the Second Boer War, when again the issue began to be raised in the press.
  • Athens has quietened down after the political violence of the restoration of Constantine. Cited from Europe--Whither Bound?, by Stephen Graham
  • Unclouded, the prodigy can now work properly, the noise in his head has quietened.
  • My mood changed, and I held her close to me, with one arm flung about her, till she quietened down from her sobbing. Cited from Tramping on Life, by Harry Kemp
  • As this thought came and held her, making her feel that something stronger than herself had taken possession of her and was merely using her as it would, she felt quietened. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • Things quietened during the 70s and 80s however, due to changes in musical taste.
  • The country's quietened down a lot, and a 'ranger's supposed to be a thing of the past. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • When things quietened a little I went up with the three G.S. wagons, all that were left, and the carrying parties. Cited from Riddle of the Rhine/Chemical Strategy, by LeFebure
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Root form of quietened is quieten for the verb.

Meaning of quietened

  • verb Become quiet or quieter
    The audience fell silent when the speaker entered