Silence - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Silence.

HUSH
MUTE
NOISELESSNESS
QUELL
SHUSH
SQUELCH
STILL
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HUSH
  1. run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
  2. wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"
  3. become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my baby!"
  4. cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
  5. become quiet or quieter;
  6. (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"
MUTE
  1. a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
  2. a deaf person who is unable to speak
  3. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  4. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  5. expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
NOISELESSNESS
  1. the property of making no noise
QUELL
  1. overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
  2. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
SHUSH
  1. silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
SQUELCH
  1. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
  2. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
  3. an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
  4. walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
  5. a crushing remark
  6. make a sucking sound
STILL
  1. make motionless
  2. to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"
  3. make calm or still;
  4. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
  5. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves;
  6. lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
  7. with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation; "it's still warm outside"; "will you still love me when we're old and grey?"
  8. free from noticeable current; "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"
  9. without moving or making a sound; "he
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/07/2018 9:00am

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