quieting

All Verb Adjective Noun
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  • He went up to her and took her hand with a quieting touch. Cited from The Fruit of the Tree, by Edith Wharton
  • Her mother's influence was always quieting, and not only with her little daughter. Cited from The Old Lumberman's Secret, by Annie Roe Carr
  • Thus quieting her conscience she walked quickly to school, and took her seat among the rest. Cited from Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Vol. 3, by Various
  • She felt as if he had, somehow, laid a quieting hand upon her soul. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • We are also quieting our brain and so our whole nervous system. Cited from Nerves and Common Sense, by Annie Payson Call
  • He was long in quieting her, but at last she would listen to him. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • I think I succeeded in quieting them, at least for a time. Cited from San Francisco During April 1906, James B. Stetson
  • A quieting of the storm within accompanied the passing away of the storm without. Cited from Wych Hazel, by Susan and Anna Warner
  • It was as if a quieting touch had been laid upon him. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • After quieting the child a bit she left him, taking away the candle. Cited from Noughts and Crosses, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • At least, this was what they said to one another by way of quieting their anxiety. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • For sixty hours he has been quieting the people: he is at the head of everything. Cited from Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin, R. L. Stevenson
  • Though the sight of him was not quieting, she glanced up often enough to keep track of him. Cited from The Wrong Woman, by Charles D. Stewart
  • The threat had a quieting effect upon poor Jim, who immediately closed his lips. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • She laid a quieting hand upon the child's anxious face. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • He moved nearer to her and went on in the same quieting tone. Cited from The Greater Inclination, Edith Wharton
  • In this way you can gain control over nerves and this quieting effect is very good for them. Cited from The Power of Concentration, By Theron Q. Dumont
  • His pain touched her, gave her the hope of quieting him. Cited from The Red Lily, by Anatole France, v2
  • She pressed her hands upon it, and asked for some quieting medicine, which I gave. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 60, October 1862, by Various
  • Her words were successful in quieting the little girl, and she slept. Cited from Jokes For All Occasions, by Anonymous
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Root form of quieting is quiet for the verb.