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Definition of lull verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lull
    he / she / it lulls
    past simple lulled
    -ing form lulling
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  1. 1[transitive] lull somebody to make someone relaxed and calm synonym soothe The vibration of the engine lulled the children to sleep. He was lulled by the peaceful sound of the rain.
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] lull (something) to make something, or to become, less strong His father's arrival lulled the boy's anxiety.
  3. Phrasal Verbslull somebody into something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lull

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