Usage examples for Quieting

  1. The clamor is quieting somewhat; you don't know what a terrible strain this has been, sir!" – The Terror from the Depths by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  2. The older men, however, stopped the persons running up and down the town and making for the stands of arms; and Thucydides the Pharsalian, proxenus of the city, came forward and threw himself in the way of the rival factions, and appealed to them not to ruin the state, while the enemy was still at hand waiting for his opportunity, and so at length succeeded in quieting them and in keeping their hands off each other. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  3. Maurice, who kept his temper admirably on this occasion, interfered between the two and had much difficulty in quieting the dispute. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley