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I don’t know whether my mum pouted, but definitely channeled her with great pride and honor.

Ervin and other providers say they watched with confusion in recent weeks as states such as New Jersey and Ohio gave top vaccination priority to group home residents, while Maryland health officials stayed mum on the issue.

The surface of Majella’s experience may be an endless cycle of repeated actions — bring mum tea, re-watch “Dallas,” clean the kitchen — but there are subterranean shifts taking place.

The system was not built for families like mine to succeed, regardless of how hard my mum worked.

He was American but told them he was from Canada, and he would call his mother “mum” over the phone.

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This might be why Cosby is keeping mum on the accusations, despite the obvious public relations disaster.

If there was another goal, the Obama administration is keeping mum about it.

The presidential hopefuls fire up the faithful with promises to extend the Republican revolution to 2016, as Jeb Bush stays mum.

I think maybe it was the justification he used for that and how he treated my mum for having what he thought was an affair.

“Mum was living in fear as well we were trapped,” Cumming tells me.

People would call me a low-down Abolitionist and despise me for keeping mum—but that don't make no difference.

Mrs. Maynard, with a sparkling glance about her that says "Mum," has slipped off her wedding-ring, and Belle has taken her hand.

Oh, Mum, I was going to get you a sweet little bracelet of old Irish paste—you know—a thing in four little chains.

And I have something to tell him, Mum—he'll—he'll be having a little sister in the spring.

Their tongues and loud Rad ram's-horns do their level best to win it, Mum.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mum, such as: bashful, mute, quiet, shy, still, and buttoned-up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.