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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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becalmedbe‧calmed /bɪˈkɑːmd $ -ˈkɑːmd, -ˈkɑːlmd/ adjective formal  1 TTWa sailing boat that is becalmed cannot move because there is no wind2 if something such as a company, the economy, or a discussion about something is becalmed, no progress is being made The Stock Market was becalmed yesterday as dealers waited for company results.
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becalmedIt was the becalmed middle of a Sunday afternoon.He planned to keep them idle, like some ship's crew becalmed miles from shore.I too was becalmed, though the Sirens were inaudible.
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