Word of the Day – Mar. 14 – Quietus

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Noun: Quietus (kwye-EE-tus)

Definition:

1. Final settlement (as of a debt)

2. Removal from activity: especially as in death.

3. Something that quiets or represses.

Sample sentence: The town council voted against granting a permit to stage a concert in the park, thus putting the quietus on any repeat of last year’s unruly crowd.

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