adjective, calm·er, calm·est.
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President of Costa Rica Oscar Arias laid a calming hand on 1980s El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama.Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize|P. J. O’Rourke|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A growing economy is a calming influence—for Hindus as much as for Muslims.
I think there are influences making this worse instead of calming the situation.Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Has a Serious Online Fan Club|Gideon Resnick|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The things Lindsay shows Lohan doing should be trite and calming.Lindsay Lohan’s Reality Show Is the Most Stressful Thing on TV|Kevin Fallon|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's set to shifting music that is simultaneously unnerving and calming.
"Your name is not unknown to me," said Mademoiselle de Corandeuil in her turn, having succeeded in calming Constance's agitation.Gerfaut, Complete|Charles de Bernard
The girl made a strong effort, and succeeded in calming herself.The Weird Sisters, Volume II (of 3)|Richard Dowling
“I should not like you for my son-in-law,” he continued candidly, calming down from his burst of passion to the bounds of reason.Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Then once more he did his best to reassure her, and after a while succeeded in calming her somewhat.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
This wise prelate succeeded in calming the troubled minds of the nuns, and settled the affair.Books Fatal to Their Authors|P. H. Ditchfield