put to rest


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See: lull
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Once in a great while, the thoughts that had seemed so vital and so active, yet had been put to rest so quietly, revived again.
Put to rest in Davy Jones's locker this many a day, as likely as not.
One day the moors will give up its secrets and Keith's family will have him back to put to rest, but there must be no resting place for Brady's evil remains, they must be discarded like the rubbish he was and no sign of him must remain on this earth, no name, no grave, no mark, just nothing.
One day the moors will give up its secrets and Keith's family will have him back to put to rest properly, but there must be no resting place for Brady's evil remains.
Elaborate photo- ops followed, with the two hostesses posing, as if to put to rest all recent rumours that Kangana was irked about Priyanka getting a few of the popular awards for Mary Kom over her Queen .
7 ( ANI ): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Friday appealed to the members of Telangana and Seemandhra regions to put forth their views on Telangana without causing any disruptions, and added that this matter can only be put to rest by a vote in the Parliament.
Summary: DUBAI -- Emirates on Wednesday put to rest speculation in aviation circles that it is planning four new routes into India.
Any lingering doubts about whether the Eugene Emeralds will in fact move to the University of Oregon's PK Park this summer should be put to rest this afternoon when the Ems and the university hold a news conference to formally announce the finalizing of the agreement.
Jason's dad Alistair, from Aberdeen, said: "If you listen to the first track - well, I wouldn't say that's Jason put to rest but it lets Corinne get on with the rest of the album.
And with the world expecting hostilities to be resumed at this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix, Dennis felt it imperative the matter was put to rest.
After weeks of often heated discussion, the Hart high school board has put to rest the issue of overcrowding at West Ranch High School, opting to send incoming Castaic-area freshmen classes to two other high schools.
Chrysler execs hope this new advancement will put to rest any concerns Jeep aficionados may have as the brand launches a family of products based on the front-wheel drive C-segment platform--and along with it end the discussion of "sissy Jeeps.