- v. Simple past tense and past participle of quiet.
“Once again, as if by executive order, bonds of community were declared to be strong and enduring, the divisions and contradictions within quieted by the uniquely menacing threat from without.”
“He crossed the stile, and with a word quieted Sally's dog as it rose to challenge him, and then went with him, licking his hand.”
“The word quieted him, and with a gasp his mind seemed to change at once.”
“The two men on the floor attempted to rise, but Betty clung to their feet, and George's sword quieted them.”
“They -- the police presence, of course, kind of quieted things down, but it could have become really ugly.”
“And finally, now that things have kind of quieted down, there's going to be another election on December 26, he felt that it was safe to go back to Vienna.”
“As you know, in the early days of this -- in the early post - September 11 days, there was a faction led by Paul Wolfowitz, the deputy secretary of Defense, who really wanted to go after Iran aggressively and that faction, that voice within the administration, has kind of quieted down, but there's a lot of support for that and the question is: What does going after Iran mean?”
“The northern influence kind of quieted down that sort of overt violence, and they would let us register.”
“Don't seem quite to have so much get-up in her as she used to ... seems kind of quieted down ... but she's got class, and I'm glad she's back.”
“One hand was soon cut off with a hatchet, and as he still continued to steer the boat down the stream, he was "quieted" by a musket-shot.”
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