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Keeping everything “hush-hush” for years was exhausting, and it was demoralizing to never open up about her personal life — particularly as an “open book” singer-songwriter who poured her real experiences into lyrics.
COUNTRY SINGER BROOKE EDEN WAS TOLD TO HIDE HER RELATIONSHIP TO KEEP HER CAREER. SHE’S DONE STAYING QUIET.EMILY YAHRMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Switch to “Whisper” mode, and the Mach-E hushes its Hollywood effects.
FORD’S ELECTRIC MUSTANG MACH-E IS AN IMPORTANT LEAP INTO THE FUTUREDAN CARNEYFEBRUARY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Hawke is a genius at conjuring the hush of the auditorium, the thrill of live actors, the magical sense of a performance moving through time.
ETHAN HAWKE TURNS HIS ACTING EXPERIENCE — AND PAST INFIDELITIES — INTO BRILLIANT FICTIONRON CHARLESFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The hush-money-is-no-crime defenseTrump insisted it wasn’t a crime when his fixer arranged hush-money payments for two women during the 2016 presidential campaign.
THE BIGGEST PINOCCHIOS OF ELECTION 2020GLENN KESSLEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Illegitimate concerns would include a company wanting to preempt negative PR or silence victims of discrimination and harassment with hush money.
NDAS BEAR BLAME FOR SOME OF THE WORST CORPORATE COVER-UPS. HOW THAT SHOULD CHANGEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUSH

  • benumb
  • bottle up
  • cork up
  • dampen
  • deaden
  • decrease the volume
  • drown
  • gag
  • hush
  • keep it down
  • lower
  • moderate
  • muzzle
  • pipe down
  • put damper on
  • put the lid on
  • reduce
  • silence
  • soft-pedal
  • soften
  • subdue
  • turn down
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