stilling

present participle of still
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as in shushing
to stop the noise or speech of the conversation was abruptly stilled by a loud crash from the next room

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“Stilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stilling. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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