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Synonyms for lull

Synonyms for lull

Synonyms for lull

a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished

a period of calm weather

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become quiet or less intensive

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However, there is always a cheering influence about the sea; and in my berth that night, rocked by the measured swell of the waves and lulled by the murmur of the distant surf, I soon passed tranquilly out of all consciousness of the dreary experiences of the day and damaging premonitions of the future.
She ate a great deal and afterward fell asleep herself, and Mary sat and stared at her and watched her fine bonnet slip on one side until she herself fell asleep once more in the corner of the carriage, lulled by the splashing of the rain against the windows.
While my companions wandered here and there gathering flowers and fruit I sat down in a shady place, and, having heartily enjoyed the provisions and the wine I had brought with me, I fell asleep, lulled by the murmur of a clear brook which flowed close by.
MARTIN O'Neill will not be lulled into a false sense of security this evening - because he feels the truly 'big' teams like Manchester United can cope better with lulls than Villa.
The Prison Service must not be lulled into a false sense of security after the number of jail suicides nationally fell by nearly a fifth last year, a prison reform group said today.