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quiet

Astronomy (of the sun) exhibiting a very low number of sunspots, solar flares, and other surface phenomena; inactive
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DARREN FLETCHER IT'S an uphill task to quieten down the attitude of the fans that we heard at the end of the game - and the only way to get fans back on board is with results.
He continues: "I simply asked her if she could try and quieten her son down - that's all.
Mr Cunningham, who has been a staunch campaigner for the road to be both widened and quietened for several years, shared the letter on his Twitter account, though he says he is "worried" the road will still prove to costly to go ahead.
Details of the following court case in the UK revealed that the drunken hostess was so loud that she had to be asked to quieten down by the head purser.
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): A study has revealed that parents who give their children food to quieten them down could be setting them up for a lifetime of weight problems.
Obesity researcher Dr James Stubbs said: "It's when parents repeatedly use high-calorie foods as a quick way to appease their children when they're upset, or to quieten them down when they misbehave, that they begin storing up future problems."
Rice has suggested that our primate "quieten" individuals and groups that do not share his opinion.
Part of Rangers' game-plan will be to quieten the crowd for as long as possible and to increase the tension with every passing minute.
"You don't quieten a rabid wolverine by stuffing it into your undershorts," he said.
25 Years Ago Plans are in hand to quieten some noisy West Midland councillors.
This will give you time to reflect and quieten your mind.