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Verb
Present participle for to deaden or muffle the volume of
“She smothered the radio with a pillow to silence it as soon as she heard another Eminem track play.”
Verb
Present participle for to repress or put a stop to the expression of something, especially disapproval
“He had hoped that his success would silence his critics, but they would only grow more vehement.”
Verb
Present participle for to end the life of, as a means to prevent the divulgence of information
“Helga would engage a hitman to silence anyone who would even dare to criticize her or her husband.”
Noun
The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
Noun
Limitation to free speech
Adjective
That serves to suppress
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