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Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
How still and calm the night was, the very stars were painted on the sky, the lights were low, there lay a hush upon the audience.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He caught his breath, he paused, then stepped within on tiptoe, and the hush of four thousand years closed after him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was taken up for dead; and Richelieu and the Cardinal conjured me to hush the affair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Amid the hush that followed, the stranger picked himself slowly up, and sought to wipe the filth from his face and garments.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Its utterance filled the air like soft thunder, and a hush came over the whole room.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The day had been unusually warm, and after sunset a curious hush descended on the island.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But now a craning of necks and a sudden hush of the animated talk showed that some development was toward.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
There was a hush and a stir, and the glorious liquid notes broke out again.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He evidently has no suspicion, or he would have come to us for hush-money long ago.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUSH-HUSH

  • buried
  • camouflaged
  • cloaked
  • concealed
  • disguised
  • dissembled
  • furtive
  • hidden
  • hush-hush
  • incog
  • incognito
  • masked
  • obscured
  • on the Q.T.
  • private
  • privy
  • secret
  • shrouded
  • stealthy
  • sub-rosa
  • surreptitious
  • ulterior
  • under wraps
  • under-the-table
  • undercover
  • underhand
  • unsuspected
  • veiled
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