Make or become quiet and calm: [with object]: her mother was trying to quieten her [no object]: things seemed to have quietened down
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- When storms are brewing, he speaks, and quietens the waters.
- Perhaps the hot weather quietens everything - so much so that it is not easy to remember that the canal was once a bustling and live channel.
- It is quietening down and people are getting off the street.
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