Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: lull
IPA transcription: [l'ĘŚl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: letup, lull
    Meaning: a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: lull
    Meaning: calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
  • Synonyms: lull, calm_down
    Meaning: become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
Usage examples
  • An ominous lull and silence
  • 'You could get a temporary maid,' her friend suggested, in a lull of the tornado.
  • But he was afraid of her; and besides, there came a lull now, for she had begun to think.
  • It was December when Harold returned home to his parents, and for the next three months the lull before the storm continued.
  • After a week of physical anguish, Unrest and pain, and feverish heat, Toward the ending day a calm and lull comes on, Three hours of peace and soothing rest of brain.