Think of the bridge: “And when I touch you, I feel happy inside …” Remember how it quiets down there?
I know not what he does in answering me, but it quiets me just like a weeping child when it sees its mother.
In comes Ailie: one look at her quiets and abates the eager students.
It suspends and quiets all; and spreads silence and sleep everywhere.
In comes Ailie; one look at her quiets and abates the eager students.
This liquid neutralizes the too abundant acids present in a weak system and so quiets and tones the stomach.
No, because it quiets the agitated electrons and equalizes their distribution.
She says she can sputter and rage and laugh, and he just listens and quiets her down.
It contains teaffein, which stimulates the heart but quiets the nerves.
Then the valley broadens out, the current quiets down and a pleasing landscape greets the eye as bend after bend is turned.
c.1300, "freedom from disturbance or conflict; calm, stillness," from Old French quiete "rest, repose, tranquility" and directly from Latin quies (genitive quietis) "a lying still, rest, repose, peace," from PIE root *qwi- "rest" (cf. Old Persian shiyati-, Avestan shaiti- "well-being;" Avestan shyata- "happy;" Gothic hveila, Old English hwil "space of time;" see while (n.)). Late 14c. as "inactivity, rest, repose."
late 14c., "peaceable, at rest, restful, tranquil," from Old French quiet and directly from Latin quietus "calm, at rest, free from exertion," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest" (see quiet (n.)). As an adverb from 1570s. Related: Quietly; quietness.
late 14c., "subdue, lessen," from quiet (adj.) and in part from Latin quietare. From mid-15c. as "to make silent, cause to be quiet;" intransitive sense of "become quiet, be silent" is from 1791. Related: Quieted; quieting.