Word:

Hush

Pronunciation: hŭsh
v. t.1.To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
[imp. & p. p. Hushed (hŭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Hushing.]
2.To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.
With thou, then,
Hush my cares?
- Otway.
And hush'd my deepest grief of all.
- Tennyson.
To hush up
to procure silence concerning; to suppress; to keep secret.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; - esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.
Hush, idle words, and thoughts of ill.
- Keble.
n.1.Stillness; silence; quiet.
Hush money
money paid to secure silence, or to prevent the disclosure of facts.
- Swift.
a.1.Silent; quiet.
Noun1.hush - (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"
Synonyms: stillness, still
Verb1.hush - become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my babay!"
2.hush - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
3.hush - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
4.hush - wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"
5.hush - run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
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