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be•calm



Pronunciation: (bi-käm'), [key]
v.t.
1. to deprive (a sailing vessel) of the wind necessary to move it; subject to a calm: The schooner was becalmed in the horse latitudes for two weeks.
2. Archaic.to calm; pacify.

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