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silence

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1 incapacity for or restraint from speaking

  • the violinist expects complete silence from the audience during his concerts
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2 the near or complete absence of sound

  • the silence of the garden was refreshing after the din of the party inside
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3 the quality or state of being mostly or completely unknown

  • the book eventually vanished into the silence that awaits best sellers whose time has past
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silence

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1 to stop the noise or speech of

  • the instructor quickly silenced anyone who tried to interrupt
  • we need to have a repairman come and silence that door alarm
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2 to put a stop to (something) by the use of force

  • brutally silenced all political dissent in the country
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sit on

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