"stills" in the noun sense
a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes
"he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
2. hush, stillness, still
poetic) tranquil silence
"the still of the night"
an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
4. distillery, still
a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
"stills" in the verb sense
1. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
make calm or still
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
2. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up
cause to be quiet or not talk
"Please silence the children in the church!"
3. still, allay, relieve, ease
lessen the intensity of or calm
"The news eased my conscience"
"still the fears"
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