verb (used with object)
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Then that Monday, with their nerves becalmed and their emotions moved, they drove back toward Texas.Sarah Fuller made history. Her parents understand why her moment matters.|Chuck Culpepper|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
I am making a sail according to your lordship's plan, to becalm the hull of the ship, but want sailcloth for completing it.The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II|Thomas Lord Cochrane
Ships are generally obliged to be towed into the harbor, in consequence of the high points which tower high, and becalm them.Torrey's Narrative|William Torrey
An imprisoned man who asks for an Italian book to becalm his fever may be safely presumed to know that language.Fray Luis de Len|James Fitzmaurice-Kelly