verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of lull
OTHER WORDS FROM lullluller, nounlull·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for lull
After a lull in the action tonight, we could see a part two of the storm Monday into Tuesday with additional accumulation, but that remains a trickier part of the forecast.Let it snow! A few inches likely to accumulate today; more tomorrow into Tuesday?|Brian Jackson, Dan Stillman|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
A friend of Smedler and James’s, who is a faculty member at a local nursing school, called James on Friday and said to come over right away to get a shot of her own because there was a lull in vaccinating the students.Most Americans say the coronavirus pandemic is not controlled, Post-ABC poll finds|Amy Goldstein, Emily Guskin|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
The shopkeeper and his wife, drawn two ways by pity and self-interest, began by lulling their consciences with words.An Episode Under the Terror|Honore de Balzac
Here he would watch "the beautiful calm-lulling lake, the beautiful, solemn, hopeful-death-teaching sunsets."The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
His discourse was also full of extravagant compliments, I suppose for the purpose of lulling me to sleep.
The morning which followed was that of a warm, lulling, luxuriant June day, whose high tides of life spread to everything.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
Then ensued a moment's breathless hush, even the cries of those in agony lulling.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill