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hush

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1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance

  • the storm passed, and a hush fell over the sea
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2 the near or complete absence of sound

  • a hush fell over the auditorium as the lights went down
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hush

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1 to become still and orderly

  • the whole room hushed when the queen made her entrance
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cool it

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2 to stop talking

  • the principal asked the children to hush and pay attention during the ceremony
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hold one's tongue (or hold one's peace)

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3 to stop the noise or speech of

  • he tried to hush the baby by making a lot of silly faces
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