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still

4 verb
     
still4 literary
1 [intransitive and transitive] to stop moving or make something stop moving:
The ground beneath them trembled, then stilled.
2 [intransitive and transitive] if a noise stills or is stilled, it stops:
The murmurs stilled.
He stilled their protests with a wave of his hands.
3 [intransitive] if a doubt or fear is stilled, it becomes weaker or goes away

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