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See definition of clamming on Dictionary.com
  • as insilence
  • as inquieten
  • as inshush

synonyms for clamming

  • cut off
  • gag
  • muffle
  • mute
  • muzzle
  • quash
  • quell
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • clam
  • dampen
  • deaden
  • dull
  • extinguish
  • hush
  • lull
  • overawe
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • shush
  • soft pedal
  • still
  • tongue-tie
  • choke off
  • clam up
  • close up
  • cool it
  • cut short
  • decrease the volume
  • dry up
  • dumb
  • dummy up
  • hold one's tongue
  • hush one's mouth
  • hush-hush
  • keep it down
  • pipe down
  • quiet down
  • say nothing
  • shut up
  • sit on
  • strike dumb
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antonyms for clamming

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  • allow
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • release
  • start
  • communicate
  • talk
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How to use clamming in a sentence

"Oh, yes, there's fine fishing and clamming and crabbing," said Mrs. Madden.
BUNNY BROWN AND HIS SISTER SUE AT CHRISTMAS TREE COVELAURA LEE HOPE
These orifices have plugs that fit them loosely so that if necessary they can be pulled without disturbing the clamming.
POTTERY, FOR ARTISTS CRAFTSMEN & TEACHERSGEORGE J. COX
The clamming should be done with care, as bits are liable to flake off and stick to the glaze.
POTTERY, FOR ARTISTS CRAFTSMEN & TEACHERSGEORGE J. COX
As the colour dies the clamming, if any, may be knocked away, and later on the spy plugs removed.
POTTERY, FOR ARTISTS CRAFTSMEN & TEACHERSGEORGE J. COX
In reality, however, only a few of these licensees make a regular business of clamming.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
The only important clamming in Massachusetts to-day is found in the towns bordering Ipswich Bay.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
At Essex spading forks are used for clamming, but not as extensively as the hooker.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
While the town records show 66 licensed clammers, only about 50 make clamming their chief occupation.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
Naturally, this seems curious, when winter and summer clamming are compared.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
Over 800 acres is more or less productive, about half being good clamming.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME
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