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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lull /ˈlʌl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lull v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lulled p. pr. & vb. n. Lulling.]  To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet. To lull him soft asleep.”
 Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie,
 To lull the daughters of necessity.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lull, v. i. To become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate for a time; as, the storm lulls.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lull, n.
 1. The power or quality of soothing; that which soothes; a lullaby. [R.]
 2. A temporary cessation of storm or confusion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a pause during which things are calm or activities are
           diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise" [syn:
      2: a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
         [syn: quiet]
      v 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" [syn: calm down]
      3: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
         [syn: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize,
          tranquillise, quieten, still] [ant: agitate]