Hush and Quieten


Hush verb - To stop the noise or speech of.
Usage example: he tried to hush the baby by making a lot of silly faces

Quieten is a synonym for hush (British) in calm topic. In some cases you can use "Quieten" instead a verb "Hush", when it comes to topics like silence, fall silent, attempt to make quiet, sounds. popular alternative

Nearby Words: hushed, hushing


Quieten verb - To free from distress or disturbance.
Usage example: the nanny tried to quieten the children with assurances that help was on its way

Hush is a synonym for quieten in silence topic. You can use "Hush" instead a verb "Quieten", if it concerns topics such as calm, sounds. popular alternative

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