lull

Part of speech: verb

To become quiet.

Part of speech: verb

To soothe to rest; calm; quiet; abate.

Part of speech: noun

An abatement, as of noise; calm.

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Usage examples "lull":

  1. The lull of action was soon to be disturbed. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. He gave his ready help; and there ensued a lull, for it was a wet day, such as to make Mr. Froggatt's coming doubtful. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. But in the lull that followed there were some who demanded proof of the tattered young man who stood before them and claimed that he was king. - "The Mad King", Edgar Rice Burroughs.