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  • as insilence
  • as incensorship
  • as innoiselessness
  • as inquietness
  • as insoundlessness
  • as inspeechlessness

synonyms for iron curtain

  • blackout
  • calm
  • lull
  • peace
  • quiet
  • reticence
  • secrecy
  • stillness
  • censorship
  • death
  • dumbness
  • hush
  • laconism
  • muteness
  • noiselessness
  • quiescence
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • quietus
  • reserve
  • sleep
  • speechlessness
  • still
  • sulk
  • sullenness
  • taciturnity
  • uncommunicativeness
  • dead air
  • hush-hush
  • inarticulateness
  • saturninity
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antonyms for iron curtain

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  • agitation
  • clamor
  • communication
  • noise
  • talk
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How to use iron curtain in a sentence

She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The baron turned full upon him, and leaned his shoulders against the iron door of the recess.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The churchyard was partly surrounded by houses, and in 1781 "iron pallisadoes" were affixed to the wall.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
As the hopeless wish passed through his soul, the iron entered with it, but did not pass away.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IRON CURTAIN

  • blackout
  • blue pencil
  • bowdlerization
  • control
  • forbidding
  • hush up
  • infringing on rights
  • iron curtain
  • restriction
  • suppression
  • thought control
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