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English definition of “still”

still

verb [T]     /stɪl/
to make something stop moving or become more calm : He tried to still the swaying of the hammock .literary She cuddled her baby to still its cries .Staying and remainingWaitingCalming and relaxing
(Definition of still verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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