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Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to say nothing (about something secret or confidential)
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