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Definition of "lulling" []

  • To soothe (a person or animal) by soft sounds or motions (esp in the phrase lull to sleep) (verb)
  • To calm (someone or someone's fears, suspicions, etc), esp by deception (verb)
  • A short period of calm or diminished activity (noun)
  • Present participle of lull. (verb)

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Use "lulling" in a sentence
  • "It goes into a kind of lulling drum beat which goes on for a few minutes (what I called Drums again, even though it isn't in the official setlist) before Phil takes it up and you hear the definite Main Ten bass line."
  • "Ponzi schemes promise investors high returns, and in the early stages the architects of those schemes make good on that promise through "lulling" payments to initial investors, using fresh money from new ones."
  • "Maybe it's from the rushing river noise that's a constant companion in the lower valley -- a kind of lulling sonic shower."