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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 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.
    Quiet yourselves, I pray, and be at peace.   --Shak.