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Even the details of an official call for a full inquiry had been hushed up by the British government.

Hushed up in the past, the issue of sexual harassment within the religious sector has recently been pushed into the spotlight.

Scandals that would once have been hushed up by official censorship now circulate in living color online.

He reported the results before a learned scientific body, but his colleagues were so scandalized that the matter was hushed up.

I suppose it will be hushed up and no one will ever know just how he died.

The matter was also hushed up in Trenton, so nothing more was heard of it.

Count de Commarin, an old friend of his father, hushed up the matter, and furnished him with money to take him to England.

The quarrel was hushed up, and the young lady is now with her noble friend at Twickenham.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hush up, such as: burke, conceal, cover, cover-up, keep dark, and sit on.

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