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Verb
To suppress the noise or speech of (oneself or someone)
“I slowly pull away, then start to apologize, but she places her finger on my lips to hush me.”
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To be quiet or fall silent
“She often tried to fancy herself a beauty so entrancing that a crowded room would hush itself into silence as she entered.”
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To fall, or cause to fall, into a state of calm or order
“Novak began to look flustered at having no support from the audience and implored the umpire to ask the crowd to hush.”
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To suppress public mention of something
“My thought now is that it was all a very long time ago, in a much more rigid social climate than today, and there is not much sense in trying to hush it up anymore.”
Verb
To (attempt to) calm or assuage someone or one's negative emotions
“She tried to hush her fears, but the fears of affection are not so easily hushed.”
Verb
To say nothing (about something secret or confidential)
Noun
A state of silence
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“A hush descended on the room when Shoshana slowly stood up from her seat of honor.”
Noun
The state of being speechless
Noun
The state or characteristic of being secretive
Noun
A temporary stop in action or speech
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Interjection
Said to request that someone else be quiet or stop talking
Hush! I'm trying to concentrate on something important.”
Adjective
Peaceful, calm, and free from noise or disturbance
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