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. (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"
  2. become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my baby!"
  3. cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
  4. become quiet or quieter;
  5. run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
  6. wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"
MUTE
  1. 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
  2. a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
  3. a deaf person who is unable to speak
  4. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  5. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
NOISELESSNESS
  1. the property of making no noise
QUELL
  1. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
  2. overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
SHUSH
  1. silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
SQUELCH
  1. make a sucking sound
  2. an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
  3. a crushing remark
  4. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
  5. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
  6. walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
STILL
  1. 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"
  2. marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"
  3. 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?"
  4. not sparkling; "a still wine"; "still mineral water"
  5. without moving or making a sound; "he sat still as a statue"; "time stood still"; "they waited stock-still outside the door"; "he couldn't hold still any longer"
  6. a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
  7. an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat
Clue Database Last Updated: 14/11/2018 9:00am

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