quietus meaning

Pronunciation:   "quietus" in a sentence
Noun: quietus  kwI'eetus
  1. Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    - rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep

Derived forms: quietuses

Type of: death

Encyclopedia: Quietus

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  1. after a quietus of twenty years she returned
  2. but my father put the quietus on it . threatened to disown me
  3. Quietus and Balista stayed in the East to secure their rule.
  4. The third and final instalment will be entitled Trilogy : Quietus.
  5. The release was premiered by The Quietus on August 14, 2012.

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