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hushes

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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2 to stop talking
  • the principal asked the children to hush and pay attention during the ceremony

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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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“Hushes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hushes. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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