moderating (part of speech: verb)
moderation (part of speech: noun)
calming (part of speech: verb)
pacifying (part of speech: verb)
soothing (part of speech: adjective)
resting (part of speech: verb)
- I-" Ulrika pulled her by the arm, and whispered something which had the effect of calming her a little. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- There's nothing like open air and a high road for calming the nerves. - "Good Old Anna", Marie Belloc Lowndes.
- When the elder sister at last succeeded in calming her, she told the whole story of her afternoon's work. - "Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad", Various.