Hush and Silence


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Hush noun – A state of freedom from storm or disturbance.
Usage example: the storm passed, and a hush fell over the sea

Silence is a synonym for hush in quiet topic. In some cases you can use "Silence" instead the word "Hush" as a noun or a verb or an adjective or a interjection, when it comes to topics like exclamation, action, calm, stillness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: hushed, hushing
Synonyms for Hush


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Silence noun – The near or complete absence of sound.
Usage example: the silence of the garden was refreshing after the din of the party inside

Hush is a synonym for silence in exclamation topic. You can use "Hush" instead the word "Silence" as a verb or a noun or an adjective or a interjection, if it concerns topics such as quiet, sounds, make or be quiet, quieten. popular alternative
Nearby Words: silent, silenced, silently, silencing, silencer
Synonyms for Silence

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real real hush real silence
sudden sudden hush sudden silence

Both words in one sentence

  • As one of the witnesses to that occasion, I remember the hush that descended upon the theater during the screening; it was not so much an absence of noise as the palpable presence of stunned silence.
  • Of course, if they did violate these clauses, the usual response would be to use hush money to silence witnesses, or promise exclusive stories to the tabloids so that they wouldn't report on it.
  • Action Film, Quiet Drama Scene At the end of the episode "Hush", Buffy and Riley tell each other "We have to talk.", and it is immediately followed by a long uncomfortable silence.
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