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quiesce (v.)

"become quiet or calm, become silent," 1821, from Latin quiescere "to rest," from suffixed form of PIE root *kweie- "to rest, be quiet."

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Definitions of quiesce from WordNet

quiesce (v.)
become quiet or quieter;
Synonyms: quieten / hush / quiet / quiet down / pipe down
From wordnet.princeton.edu