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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quiet \Qui"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quieting.] 1. To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence. [1913 Webster] 2. To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize; as, to quiet the passions; to quiet clamors or disorders; to quiet pain or grief. [1913 Webster] Quiet yourselves, I pray, and be at peace. --Shak. [1913 Webster]