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lullnoun abatement, armistice, break, breather, breathhng spell, breathing time, brief silence, calm, calmness, cessation of activity, cessation of sound, desistance, discontinuation, halt, hush, idleness, inactivity, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, pause, peace, period of rest, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, recess, remission, repose, respite, rest, silence, soundlessness, stay, stillness, stop, stoppage, subsidence, suspension, temporary quiet, temporary stillness, tranquillity, truce
lullverb allay, alleviate, assuage, calm, cause to relax, compose, cradle, dulcify, ease, encourage repose, hush, induce forgetfulness, make calm, mitigate, pacify, palliate, placate, put to rest, put to sleep, quell, quiet, quiet down, quieten, relax, remit, remove one's anxieties, reeove one's fears, rock, sedare, settle, silence, soothe, still, stupefy, subdue, tranquilize
See also: allay, alleviate, break, cessation, cloture, halt, hiatus, holiday, interruption, interval, lapse, mollification, mollify, moratorium, pause, peace, pendency, recess, remission, respite, soothe, subside