Definition of lull :
1. A temporary cessation of storm or confusion.
2. The power or quality of soothing; that which soothes; a lullaby.
3. To become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate for a time; as, the storm lulls.
4. To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet.
pipe down, settle, becalm, cool off, hiatus, serenity, simmer down, quiesce, tranquillize, quieten, calm down, hush up, settle down, placidity, chill out, steady, shut up, tranquillise, tranquillity, letup, tranquility, quiet down, pause, cool it, repose, balm
pacify (part of speech: verb)
calm (part of speech: verb)
relieve (part of speech: verb)
silence (part of speech: verb)
soothe (part of speech: verb)
- There was a lull, and the vessel remained motionless. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.
- So far as the other two could judge, he was still serene, and now and then his voice reached them, hoarse but cheerful: " A bit of a lull, boys; drive her at it in the smooth!" - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.
- Hetty was sitting in a corner of the big room, with Flo Schuyler and Christopher Allonby close at hand, and during a lull in the conversation she turned to him with a smile. - "The Cattle-Baron's Daughter", Harold Bindloss.