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 Meanings and Examples of LULL
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lull
 n.  moment of calm; a period of calm weather; temporary quiet and rest
Classic Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  Conversation was dying out when, in the lull, everyone in the grove heard Gerald's voice raised in furious accents.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  If she could only lull Mammy's suspicions further and get her out of the house in the morning, all would be well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  The situation, however, was not agreeable enough to lull her to complete unconsciousness of its insecurity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
4  She entered the hall with him during a lull in the dance.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
5  Her fancy selected them, and she was glad when a lull in the music gave them an opportunity to meet her and talk with her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIII
6  There were high squeals and low squeals, grunts, and wails of agony; there would come a momentary lull, and then a fresh outburst, louder than ever, surging up to a deafening climax.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  There was a lull in the noises of insects as if they had bowed their beaks and were making a devotional pause.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
8  He was so engrossed in his occupation that he was not aware of a lull.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  There was one shot through the body, who raised a cry of bitter lamentation when came this lull.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
10  Like a strange snatch of heavenly music, heard in the lull of a tempest, this burst of feeling made a moment's blank pause.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  There was a momentary lull, broken by Hannah, who stalked in, laid two hot turnovers on the table, and stalked out again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
12  Laurie dashed into a livelier strain, played stormily for several minutes, and would have got through bravely, if in a momentary lull Mrs. March's voice had not been heard calling, "Jo, dear, come in."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
13  At four o'clock a lull took place, and baskets remained empty, while the apple pickers rested and compared rents and bruises.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
14  I went into the kitchen, and sat down to lull my little lamb to sleep.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  At a lull in the entertainment the man looked at me and smiled.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  Not wanting to get wet, they waited under the cover for a lull in the rain.
2  Malcolm tried to come up with a plausible story to lull his mother's suspicions, but she didn't believe a word he said.
3  The gale still rising, seemed to my ear to muffle a mournful under-sound; whether in the house or abroad I could not at first tell, but it recurred, doubtful yet doleful at every lull; at last I made out it must be some dog howling at a distance.
4  I think it's going to lull some people into thinking there's no problem with living together.
5  Just before an attack everything would go quiet but we knew it was just the lull before the storm.
6  There was a lull in political violence after the election of the current president.
7  The instability of the Italian government following the tax-fraud conviction of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi threatens to end a lull in the European debt crisis and derail a nascent economic recovery.
8  The motion of the car almost lulled her to sleep.
9  Mother lulled the child to sleep.
10  The movement of the train lulled me to sleep.
11  The hum of the tyres on the road lulled her to sleep.
12  They lulled her into a false sense of security.