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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (poetic) tranquil silence v. - Run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals; Wash by removing particles; Become quiet or still; Cause to be quiet or not talk; Become quiet or quieter.

Usage examples (31)
  • The chattering of the crowd dies down to an expectant hush, only broken by the occasional whistle and the odd yell.
  • hush my baby!
  • The 25k he ended up doling out, in hush money, if way too much low-balling it.
  • Any organization that can pass out hundreds of millions in hush-money can damn-well afford to pay taxes. for more
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