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: to lose passion
: become calm sometimes used with off or down [the time elapsing…is such that a reasonable man thus provoked would have ed "W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr."]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.