simmer down

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Synonyms for simmer down

become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

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I would love to get the two biggest gangs (Burger Bar Boys and Johnson Crew) on stage at Simmer Down, to have a truce if only for one day
Pipe down and simmer down, you don't need to put me down or give me a dressing down.
The firm has been supporting festivals such as the One Love reggae festival, Party in the Park in Leeds, Simmer Down in Birmingham and community festivals in the capital.
East Coast was expected to simmer down somewhat Sunday, but forecasters said states in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast will still be feeling the heat wave, according to AP.
There was no need for caretaker Telecom Minister Charble Nahhas to dramatize things because at the end he will simmer down and he will eventually be convinced by the constitution and the law, Houry said.
But it seems that Mr Malik's frequent flying has not helped the situation simmer down.
They were both so angry, the crew had to take a break for an hour for things to simmer down.
Going to the Flames: The old Stipendiary Magistrate, Ignatius Morgan fixed it; fixed it with soft soap and the passing of time, first a day and a night, then a week, then a second postponement of the inquest, and all done with a word in the coroner's ear, letting things simmer down, as if evil spirits would go away, soft-shoeing over the tramway like vanishing gypsies who'd done their stint of filching and were now eager to creep off.
Summary: The intense debate between Prime Minister Fouad Siniora and Speaker Nabih Berri over allocations for the Council of the South may simmer down amid news that a compromise is being worked out before the next Cabinet meeting on Thursday.
It is in the interests of Opec for the market to simmer down and for the economy to recover, and demand will recover and probably oil prices with it.
SIMMER DOWN is another recipe-enhanced mystery novel by authors who have used the successful formula blending mystery with culinary insights in prior, successful books.
Even a cursory glance into the data will tell you metabolic and nutrition disorders are rampant in western society, and not likely to simmer down for some time.
Greenspan has expressed the hope and the expectation that "the housing boom will inevitably simmer down," saying that the process will most likely involve a decline in turnover, a slowdown in price appreciation, and perhaps even a broad-based decline in prices.
The dog in question, Simmer Down Pat, had been entered by someone claiming to be a `Murray Walker', and it was only when Swindon contacted the Essex-based handler to confirm kenneling times that the deception was uncovered.