How To Use Calm In A Sentence

  • The calm was eerie; the vista serene and surreal. Times, Sunday Times
  • Evidentally, this is an effective way for her to keep herself calm because she is easily excitable.
  • Jeffrey's voice was rough and his words were harsh but Anthony remained calm and cool, save his eyes.
  • They have already, we note, calmly written their answer down some time before.
  • The sea was its usual calm blue, a glassy liquid surface stretching till it fused with the horizon in a spectacle of colour.
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  • Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) would make a decision on whether to boost output to calm minister said on Tuesday he sees no push by OPEC members to raise oil output to counter a spike in prices to 18-month highs. WN.com - Business News
  • The captain continues the bitter commentary for a moment before calming himself down, saying he knows that Jenko wouldn't have wanted them to get angry about his death, and himself would have "rapped" to them about balance in the cosmos "and some nonsense about karma. Tomato Nation
  • Because it improves digestion but does not heat the body, Amla-Berry is ideal for calming mild to moderate hyperacidity.
  • A few people were crying, and one girl was very sick and puking, but most people tried to stay calm.
  • I asked, trying to keep my voice calm, even though panic was fogging my brain.
  • In the Windhoek area, the generally calm weather of the past few days has been accompanied by clear, still nights.
  • Solicitors taking a confrontational approach can often inflame the situation rather than calm it. Why Am I Afraid to Divorce?
  • Win or lose, the important thing is to remain calm.
  • There is a great deal of feeling and perhaps some bitterness, but do you not all agree with me that it is quite possible, since there is a fashion of armament in Europe, and since there has been no withdrawal on the part of the Admiralty from the stand taken by the First Lord some months ago, to have the entire Canadian people approach this situation in a calm and in an impartial manner? Canada and the Empire
  • Interestingly, for all Rauch's fractious subject matter, his painterly touch isn't turbulent at all, but instead measured, calm and neat.
  • Throughout his career he has handled whatever has been thrown at him in a characteristically calm and dignified manner, underpinned by desire and doggedness.
  • Untrained, they can be domineering, independent and reserved, especially when bred from working bloodlines - show lines tend to be calmer and more subdued.
  • Life in the little house behind the cobbler's shop was not calm. HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe
  • Equally badly behaved, but a little calmer and better informed, were the massive numbers from the labor unions.
  • The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves
  • Hops are also considered a mild anaphrodisiac and thus calms sexual excitement as well. THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • The subtle colour palette is another layer in the creation of a calm and relaxing area for catching up with work or with after party guests. The Hill House
  • The sails hung limply in the flat calm .
  • I had to go get a double shot of espresso to calm down.
  • It's an album that is as beautiful, harmonious and calm as a blue sky on a windless day.
  • La abundancia agrícola de California nos entrega los ingredientes más frescos cosechados localmente para que nuestros Dia de Accion de Gracias sea verdaderamente delicioso. AroundTheCapitol.com
  • You mask passion with a calm surface and casual behavior.
  • Those who can foresee difficulties on their way to success may keep calm when they really appear.
  • He lit a cigarette and almost gagged on the smoke; nevertheless, he persisted until the tobacco calmed him. THE LAST RAVEN
  • The roads have large potholes, road calming humps, roundabouts and other obstacles.
  • a final leave of great Circe; who by her art calmed the heavens, and gave them smooth seas, and a right forewind (the seaman's friend) to bear them on their way to Ithaca. The Adventures of Ulysses
  • He's managed to stay calm and controlled when the other slebs have been going a bit mad, and just got on with the winning.
  • Just calm down - shouting won't solve anything!
  • A dazzling light was spread through the air, along the whitish hills strewed with cylindric cactuses, and over a sea ever calm, the shores of which were peopled with alcatras, * (* A brown pelican, of the size of a swan. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 1
  • I could hear my little one screaming and then heard Ryan telling him to calm down and get mummy some flannels.
  • Given the success in calming down Baghdad's neighborhoods, it would seem unlikely that the Petraeus doctrine will be rolled back ... on the other hand, Casey reportedly has been among those pressing for a quicker withdrawal from Iraq and McChrystal's mission may be to send as many troops home as he can. Who Replaces Petraeus? - Swampland - TIME.com
  • A CALM employee said that he had never solely regarded the forests as a source of timber.
  • Like most pop music, this song transitions from a relatively calm verse to a more raucous chorus.
  • The calm way you talk about money ensures people take you seriously. The Sun
  • EXAMPLE: My brother is a skilled wrangler who can keep a dozen horses calm during a storm.
  • The first week, they sailed the luxurious 44-foot Hazana east in calm seas.
  • Contemporary British composer Nicolas Maw, no slouch at doing gnarly himself, was represented by "Music of Memory," a suite of mostly nontonal meditations built around a lyrical theme from a Mendelssohn string quartet that made several calming appearances during the piece. news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com
  • This does not reflect well on the sedate, calm and collected gentleman that I hallucinated myself to be.
  • Harry felt in his blood with what calming delight and fulfilment his enemy would embrace the lie that made him the victor.
  • Once in awhile he'll tell me to calm down, tell me, 'Don't overswing.' USATODAY.com - Gifted pair revealing more for us
  • Javert wrote these lines in his calmest and most correct chirography, not omitting a single comma, and making the paper screech under his pen. Les Miserables
  • Her voice sounded calm and resolute.
  • It had extraordinary calming and muscle relaxant effects in animals.
  • A trivial reason explaining how both step sizes can be the same, is that the labeled calmodulin is bound to the catalytic domain.
  • The forint will strengthen or at least stabilise, the markets will calm and the economy slowly recover, he added. Times, Sunday Times
  • At this moment it was difficult to recall how quiet, calm and determined she had been.
  • Since the site is highly sheltered the top three terce could seem calm. the top 9 decile could be calm. Parker 2006: An Urban Myth? « Climate Audit
  • It was dishonourable to’ — ‘Peace, young man,’ said Herries, more calmly than I might have expected; ‘the word dishonour must not be mentioned as in conjunction with my name. Redgauntlet
  • As I stood on the tee, I felt a terrific calm, but a controlled excitement, too.
  • Instead she would calmly await delivery and then show absolutely no disposition to praise a work that did not meet her standards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Performing asanas with awareness creates inner calmness as well as reduces fatigue and stress in the body.
  • Yep, aggressive lyrics and guitar riffs, all backed by the trademark thumping drums, with only moments of calm to provide a respite from the headbanging.
  • Tabasheer , safflower and calamine can clear away lung heat, expel toxic heat, sedate mind, and calm fright. Savory rhododendron leaf can clear away heat, diminish swelling, and tonify kidney.
  • Stay calm and keep your angina spray handy. The Sun
  • But his main passion was boating in Southampton Water and other waters calmer than those which had ended his active service career.
  • Despite his calm exterior, he has always been extremely competitive. Times, Sunday Times
  • The video is extremely shaky, but Cooper and his crew are clearly under siege, and Cooper can be heard saying he's been hit, yelling "calm down" and talking to his camerawoman. WATCH: Anderson Cooper Egypt Attack Video
  • He could not imagine this calm, poised woman before him using language like that, but the young girl within her?
  • But just now, on the train from Fribourg back home, the productive and calm silence was interrupted by an announcement where to find the restaurant in four languages, and when the "minibar" passed the upper deck of our wagon, the voice again made sure we knew. Planet Debian
  • The show opened as a surreal oasis of calm and culture in a tense and jittery city. Times, Sunday Times
  • Calmer heads will always prevail.
  • As examples, we have probed yeast proteome chips with calmodulin and six different phospholipids.
  • Wherefore, upon all these accounts, as well as for all the reasons before mentioned, youth stands in need of good government to manage it in the reading of poetry, that being free from all prejudicate opinions, and rather instructed beforehand in conformity thereunto, it may with more calmness, friendliness, and familiarity pass from thence to the study of philosophy. Essays and Miscellanies
  • The potoroo's survival is believed to have been significantly aided by CALM's efforts to control feral foxes and cats.
  • Dawn came, the sea calmed but the cold was as bitter as ever.
  • The carriage teetered precariously as he moved to take a seat opposite her and they stared at each other in a calming silence as she drank, but once she finished, the cup fell from her loose fingers and clattered loudly on the floor.
  • City's attackers were also at full stretch when calm heads were called for. Times, Sunday Times
  • Peace and calm prevail on most weekday evenings - the best time to enter through the stone torii gate and join the faithful.
  • Behind her she could hear Jack calmly telling everyone to go and shower and change and come back in full barrier gear.
  • I went to my room and calmed myself with some invisible mending.
  • The bell rang out, punctuating the beginning of another school day at Tokyo Jokyu, a cluster of low brownstone buildings situated near the calm Ueno Park.
  • The bracing fresh air penetrates deep into the lungs and instill a feeling of calmness and well-being.
  • Their conjugal affection still is ty'd,And still the mournful race is multiply'd:They bill, they tread; Alcyone compress'd,Sev'n days sits brooding on her floating nest:A wintry queen: her sire at length is kind,Calms ev'ry storm, and hushes ev'ry wind;Prepares his empire for his daughter's ease,And for his hatching nephews smooths the seas. Mystery bird: Black-capped kingfisher, Halcyon pileata
  • Analysts continue to mull over how and what the BoJ can deploy in terms monetary policy to calm the Yen's rise of late.
  • Reaper stood calmly with the base of his scythe planted on the ground, looking like a shepherd with his crook.
  • He seems rather dithery but in fact he works very calmly and efficiently.
  • All this time the incognizable _nouveau_ was smoking slowly and calmly, and looking at nothing at all with his black buttonlike eyes. The Enormous Room
  • Noah had calmed down after a couple of drinks, mainly coffee laced with alcohol.
  • I saw a report on CNN where a woman was rescued from being trapped in collapsed roof and wall debris for two days and what struck me was her odd calm as she was carried prone from a certain, crushing death — as well as her matter-of-fact confidence in a God that Robertson says her people forsook ... Archive 2010-02-01
  • It is exciting enough launching through the surf in calm conditions, but if the winds pick up, your boat trip to the Banks will be more like white-water rafting on the Zambezi River!
  • I imagine that an acupuncture session is fairly relaxing for the pet - the article indicates that the animal isthe center of attention during these exercises – they are petted, nuzzled, spoken to in calming adult-cooing baby language, placed on warm blankets with candle light and soft music, perhaps? Pet Acupunture – Grrrrr! Ruff! « Biodork
  • The sun dives deep into the foundations of your chart to give you a calm self-assurance that gets better results than other louder, boastful voices. The Sun
  • When asked about his pre-match routine, he said that the trick was to "have a smoke to calm your nerves, then toss back a strong drink to tone your muscles.
  • She's calm and strong, and she is just not going to crack.
  • The side effects of sedatives and calming drugs like Prozac used for destructive, anxious and fearful pets make animals sleepy or lethargic.
  • Calm down, buddy [ old chap ] . What's the trouble?
  • Calm down! I've said I'm sorry.
  • Tears rolled down her cheeks, but her face remained calmed and her eyes were still fixed upon Alex's.
  • The Cats are underdogs for sure, but that unjustifiably huge spread is going to help motivate them and becalm the Pokes. End up like a 'dog that's been beat too much (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • Kaylana's stag pranced with anxiety, and she had to lean along its neck in an attempt to calm it. Villains by Necessity
  • Sharp, tailored pieces will leave you looking like an angel - and exuding calm and class. The Sun
  • I like the unripe, slightly salty melon of Vanille Galante, the cold lily note, the almost non-existence of vanilla, the pure, calm water in which the ingredients serenely flow, the pastel colorlessness of it all. Vanille Galante by Hermes: Perfume Review
  • There is a Doom 3 Preview over at Computers and Video Games daut calm. UFies.org: October 2003 Archives
  • He stood there, as calm as ever, wearing only his neat black trousers and his scuffed boots, a few tendrils of plum-coloured hair tracing a colourful pattern against the smooth monotony of his skin.
  • Lee sought to calm the public by saying the Chinese missiles only carried dummy warheads.
  • But the calm and restrained people constitute the majority of the marchers.
  • The Swiss calmly wrapped up the victory on the first of three match points a game later.
  • Although for Newton the Apocalypse would be accompanied by plagues and war, it would be the storm before the calm.
  • I like to get everything done before the guests arrive and relax for a moment in the calm before the storm.
  • Thinking is, or ought to be, a coolness and a calmness; and our poor hearts throb, and our poor brains beat too much for that. 
  • And with that Darcy waved and stalked off, clearly trying to keep her stride even and calm.
  • I tried talking to her to keep her calm while someone went to get the assistant manager of the club.
  • The dons are saying that they have restored peace to the area and calm will reign henceforth.
  • He tried to keep calm and endeavored to unhasp the casement.
  • The calm, shallow waters around Marco Island will relax even the crankiest traveler. Visiting Marco Island
  • But if the economy was still becalmed then the pressure for Plan B would be much harder to resist. Times, Sunday Times
  • It might appear from the above that postures, breathing techniques and sensory control automatically purge the mind of distractions and bring about equilibrium and calm.
  • When Kevin returns home unexpectedly the calm of rural life is thrown into disarray.
  • Two minutes into the row the driver stops and tries to calm the situation as passengers watch. The Sun
  • Back into the overcast, 54 F and calm with a dewpoint of 50. jhetley: More gray
  • The sea appears calm near the shore.
  • Yet, ironically, pink - a very light tint of red - is one of the most calming colors, and is a fine choice for a baby's room, she says.
  • I like to think of myself as relatively calm and level-headed, pretty much trundling along on an emotional even keel.
  • She placed a hand on her sword hilt and calmly waited for Rae to make the first move.
  • He became calm and peaceful and was able to look at the real issue and deal with it. Christianity Today
  • At 6:30 the next morning, the seas were finally calm, and we pulled into the port of New York.
  • There was no good animal test to screen for the ataraxic effects, because the antihistamines made laboratory animals hyperexcitable, not calm.
  • We watched for a while with a brew and a ciggy to calm our nerves.
  • The silence of the night pictures itself before him in the form of an endless expanse of perfectly calm, dark water, which has overflowed everything and congealed; there is not a ripple on it, not a shadow of a motion, and neither is there anything within it, although it is bottomlessly deep. The Man Who Was Afraid
  • They reconnoitred and calmly informed control what was needed.
  • A strange calm seemed to be settling over his whole body as he resigned himself to what was going to happen.
  • You can think calmly about love and map out a great future for a relationship. The Sun
  • He was wise and sagacious, but prone to dissension and his spirit was that of calmness under fire.
  • Clad in red shirts and bandannas, both defendants looked calm upon hearing the verdict.
  • And I thought we were going to sit calmly discussing strategy for the evening ahead.
  • The sea was calm, perfectly flat. Titanic - Destination disaster
  • Her Connie exudes calm confidence one second and is helplessly expressive the next. Times, Sunday Times
  • Although the situation was tense, her voice was calm and very assured.
  • Divers must obtain permits from Western Australia's CALM department.
  • He was very cool and calm about the mishap, and didn't shout or lose his temper.
  • In an effort to calm Aubie down, we had him desexed.
  • Beneath that calm exterior, he has a fierce will to win.
  • They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.
  • Your ability to stay calm and focused will help you shine in a contest. The Sun
  • I spoke quietly, calmingly, easing closer to him as I did so. Renegade's Magic
  • Automobile enthusiasts, aficionados, and followers could aberrate themselves from the accepted affairs of their accustomed lives and appear calm through this blog. Auto Parts Online, Auto Parts Online Blog Updating Consumers
  • It takes me days to calm her down again. The Sun
  • I certainly felt bound to the river for restoring my equilibrium, for calming my senses and for providing me with an escape from the city.
  • We went to the Ferris wheel first, where Mike was standing calmly socializing with my mom.
  • Then he leaves you, lets you relax in your mind and become calm about what you're doing. The Sun
  • Regardless of when you call, our representatives will be courteous and calm-so you can feel calm, too.
  • Gabriel’s calmness is the result of military training, mostly mine. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Ghost’s Review Forum
  • I calmy walked out of the elevator and into the bathroom, where I washed my hands clean, and attempted to clean out my purse filled with raw egg grossness. Archive 2009-05-01
  • So the next time you have a major presentation/meeting, calm down take deep breaths for at least one minute.
  • I know you detest them; hate doesn't do justice to how you must feel, but you have to calm down.
  • Almond calms the reader, suggesting that we can only do our best and trust that our ambivalence is more than compensated for by our devotion and love. "The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood," by Barbara Almond
  • The city spread out below her looked so calm.
  • Yoga can also help to calm the mind. The Sun
  • His outward appearance was calm but he was seething inside.
  • But she refused to do the donkey work, staying calm while munching on a carrot. The Sun
  • His hair is flat on his head and he looks a bit too calm for a moment.
  • The worst of the looting was over, and there was enough calm in the shattered streets for her to feel the popular elation, despite the fear and violence that lay below the surface.
  • Will was calm and dispassionate in stating something that is demonstrably false.
  • I cautioned calmly as I unstrung my bow, coiling the string.
  • Responding to the news, Mr Watt appealed for calm.
  • On another occasion Heine writes that Kalkbrenner is envied for his elegant manners, for his polish and sweetishness, and for his whole marchpane-like appearance, in which, however, ihe calm observer discovers a shabby admixture of involuntary Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician
  • The country needs a period of calm without more surges of radical change.
  • Too staid for the formation of ripples, too swift for calm content, the river seemed to boil up from below in a kind of frolicsome rage. Fountains in the Sand Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia
  • As he reached the penalty area he calmly slotted the ball past the goalkeeper.
  • He calmly stated, My mast is on fire and I've lost my hydraulics. Boffman, Alan B.
  • They were also widely seen as a means to calm public anger over the pilot's brutal killing. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is understood that calm pomelo is the international registration marks the first success.
  • The warriors remained calm and relaxed, listening to the trample of the demonic horde just feet in front of them.
  • There was quiet friendliness deep in his calm, desireless eyes. Son of Power
  • Southern Asia to Hindostan, would give us a sort of equator, around which round-headed, oval-headed, and oblong-headed, prognathous and orthognathous, fair and dark races — but none possessing the excessively marked characters of Calmuck or Negro — group themselves. Essays
  • The calm voice waited on the tapes, and my grief was ambiguous.
  • A calm Tuesday morning, the Radio 4 Today programme on the wireless, not much news about.
  • She has the ability to keep calm in an emergency.
  • At worst, a dip in a calm pool with some gently nibbling fish can't be bad for the soul. The Sun
  • I'm trying to stay calm but every time I see the adverts on the telly, I can't stop smiling or giggling.
  • The police managed to restore calm and the curfew was partially lifted.
  • He might need to be concerned, as the reasonably calm and lucid tone of his email is in direct contrast to his normal abusive scattergun approach.
  • Fouled hard by Walter McCarty and Rodney Rogers, Martin clenched his fists but calmly walked to the foul line to shoot his free throws. USATODAY.com - Nets' Martin cleans up game
  • He is such a calm and quiet person,' he said. Times, Sunday Times
  • The whale was guided into a sling alongside a CALM vessel in preparation for moving the animal into deeper water where whales of this type are more commonly found.
  • That is why the scramble to calm anger by launching an official inquiry has become such a tangled affair. Times, Sunday Times
  • The doctor becalmed the agitated patient.
  • We marvelled at the strange and wonderful calm around us and wondered if it could last. Times, Sunday Times
  • They are always very calm while they make and eat the sandwiches. Times, Sunday Times
  • Paquin calmly flays him with words; she makes it clear that this is not something she'll put up with and that he needs to get his head on straight and get on with it. Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: The Romantics
  • She suffered much, and often would have one of us sit with her to help calm her.
  • In Borken's messily vital urban context of supermarkets, small houses and traffic roundabouts, the bank's simple Euclidean form is a reassuringly calm, rooted presence.
  • White calms the patterns, and brown on the footboard and headboard, as well as the sisal rug, relaxes and grounds the white.
  • Win or lose, the important thing is to remain calm.
  • She slapped his side with the flat of her blade, calmly adding injury to insult before walking away.
  • His style is much the same here as on those discs: calm, unhurried, and deliberate.
  • Appropriate subject matter for art could include pastoral scenes, landscapes, florals or anything else that is calming and appealing.
  • There are a couple of mercurial piano and violin solos but the minimalist harmonies keep calm and carry on. Times, Sunday Times
  • The camera loves the luminous actress, whose elfish eyes and Titian hair evoke the spark beneath her calm exterior.
  • The life-like bambini appeared unperturbed, their faces calm and angelic, their wide eyes turned to the sky.
  • This morning it was calm and clear save for a light misty veil of ice crystals through which the moon shone with scarce clouded brilliancy, surrounded with bright cruciform halo and white paraselene. Scott's Last Expedition Volume I
  • I think butternut is my favorite too with yellow as a close second. glidingcalm - thanks! My Love Affair with Squash Continues… at
  • When the weather is calm, take a stroll around the unusual island. Times, Sunday Times
  • They must retain the calm spaciousness of movement if they are not to destroy the essence of the classical style.
  • Upon entering the shop the pleasant smell of Jasmine mixed with sandalwood gives you a calm and good feeling.

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