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hush

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhushhush1 /hʌʃ/ verb  1 hush2 [transitive] writtenQUIET to make someone stop shouting, talking, crying etc Ella asked them to hush their voices.3 [intransitive] writtenQUIET to stop shouting, talking etc The audience hushed as he stepped onto the stage. hush something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hushWere a great talent to appear, all that sort of talk would be hushed.The whole school would instantly become hushed and enthralled by the horror, watching.Whatever we know about our neighbors is hushed and lulled by the deep repose.I turned to Margaret but was hushed before I could open my mouth.David hushed me. ""Sh-h-h. You're not allowed to speak in here.''She gave up trying to hush the baby and took him outside.Some of them waved their good lace hankies then hushed to silence at the way she spoke.
hushhushspokenQUIET used to tell people to be quiet, or to comfort a child who is crying or upset Hush, now. Try to get to sleep. hush
Examples from the Corpus
hushHush, Darby, stop it.Hush, now. Try to get to sleep.
hushhush2 noun  1 [singular]QUIET a period of silence, especially when people are expecting something to happen A sudden hush fell over the crowd.2 a bit of hush
Examples from the Corpus
hushTwo men walked in and went up to the bar. A hush fell over the room.The cries of protest are lost in thunderous applause, and then a hush descends.A hush fell over the audience.A hush would often fall over the crowd because there were no crashing chandeliers, no story.The quietness sealed inside her room emanated as an invisible but pervasive hush.The pious hush in there had been too much for them.There was a sudden hush as the musicians came onto the stage.For days this hush lay on the house like dust.A ... hush fell overA hush fell over the crowd and the meeting continued unhindered.A hush fell over the room as the gathered guests looked on.A hush fell over the room.
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Verb table
hush
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhush
he, she, ithushes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhushed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hushed
he, she, ithas hushed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hushed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hush
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hushed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hushing
he, she, itis hushing
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you, we, theyare hushing
Past
I, he, she, itwas hushing
you, we, theywere hushing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hushing
he, she, ithas been hushing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hushing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hushing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hushing
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