lull

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʌl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lul)


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lull

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [brief, short, long, drawn-out] lull
  2. a [five-minute] lull
  3. the lull lasted [five minutes]
  4. was a lull of about [five minutes]
  5. there was a lull in the [action, proceedings, activity, fighting]
  6. a lull before [restarting, recommencing]
  7. the [lunchtime, evening, morning] lull
  8. a lull in the storm
  9. a lull before the storm [continued, gathered force]
  10. the lull of the [waves, ocean, waterfall]
  11. the [soothing, quiet, peaceful] lull of the [waves]
  12. her [mind, head] was in a lull
  13. the [drug, medication] put him in a lull
v
  1. lulled [her, the baby, his daughter] to sleep
  2. [his mother, the sounds, her loving words] lulled him to sleep
  3. lulled him (to sleep) by [singing, stroking, reading]
  4. lulled her [worries, tears, sobs, fear]
  5. lulled into [thinking, accepting, buying, going]
  6. lulled by [them, false promises, money, trickery]
  7. lulled into a false sense of security
  8. [don't, do not] be lulled into [thinking]
  9. [don't] [let yourself, allow yourself to) be lulled into [thinking]
  10. the [match, proceedings, activity, storm] lulled
  11. (when) my interest lulls
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