Thesaurus / hushed
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I appreciate the hushed luxury of the libraries in private research universities, but the price of entry, to be a professor or a student, is high.
WHAT AMANDA GORMAN TEACHES US ABOUT OUR SHARED AMERICAVIET THANH NGUYENFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
A good director can make you feel the vibrating summer heat, the hushed tranquility of a winter night, and the deepest feelings of a person who is seemingly nothing like you.
REBECCA HALL'S PASSING IS A COMPLEX, MOVING STORY ABOUT RACIAL IDENTITY—AND A SUNDANCE STANDOUTSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
O lady, mine,Hushed now is every path, and few and dimThe lamps that glimmer through the balconies.Thou sleepest!
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
A murmur ran through the court-room, quickly hushed by the insistent gavel.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The shadow of a dark cloud had fallen upon the woods, and the voices of the birds were strangely hushed.
Every noise was hushed, and one might have heard a bat fly in the somber corridors of the Louvre.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
He reported the results before a learned scientific body, but his colleagues were so scandalized that the matter was hushed up.
But he had few jests at present—he was in the inner chambers of the temple of life, and hushed and stilled with awe.
"She should be here," he said, turning to Seth and speaking in a hushed voice without knowing that he did so.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
WORDS RELATED TO HUSHED
- at rest
- buttoned up
- clammed up
- deathly quiet
- deathly still
- at ease
- at peace
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