Synonyms of 'quieten someone down'
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If you comfort someone, you make them feel less worried, unhappy, or upset, for example by saying kind things to them.
He put his arm round her, trying to comfort her.
If the army or the police pacify a group of people, they use force to overcome their resistance or protests.
Government forces have found it difficult to pacify the rebels.
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