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Noun: lull  lúl
  1. A pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
    "there was never a lull in the noise";
    - letup
     
  2. A period of calm weather
    "there was a lull in the storm";
    - quiet
Verb: lull  lúl
  1. Calm by deception
    "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
     
  2. Become quiet or less intensive
    "the fighting lulled for a moment";
    - calm down
     
  3. Make calm or still
    "lull the dragons of worry and fear";
    - calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillize, tranquillise [Brit], quieten [Brit], still

Derived forms: lulls, lulled, lulling

Type of: break, calmness, comfort, console, hush, hush up, intermission, interruption, pause, quieten [Brit], shut up, silence, solace, soothe, still, suspension

Encyclopedia: Lull