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silence
Part of Speech: interjection
Results: 10
1. Be silent; - used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence.
Part of Speech: noun
3. Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence.
4. The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumilt; calmness; quiest; as, the elements were reduced to silence.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush.
2. To put to rest; to quiet.
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