Thesaurus / silence
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In 2014, NSO had been bought for around $100 million by the American private equity firm Francisco Partners, which had a strict no-press policy that Hulio says led to a harmful culture of silence.
THE MAN WHO BUILT A SPYWARE EMPIRE SAYS IT’S TIME TO COME OUT OF THE SHADOWSBOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Last week, I wrote about young activists in North County motivated to protest not only George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis but their own communities’ history of silence on racial justice issues and police brutality.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: AN ACTIVIST ON HIS AGENDA FOR NORTH COUNTY AND BEYONDKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Just by having that realm of silence and the room to think, that’s when the ideas appear.
BEFORE WORKING ON SPACECRAFT, THIS ENGINEER OVERCAME SELF-DOUBTCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Felix explained to PEOPLE that she was first inspired to share her story after two of her former Nike teammates, Olympic runners Alysia Montaño and Kara Goucher, broke their silence on the brand’s treatment of their pregnant female athletes.
The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Janet's silence impressed Hilda: it was not merely strange--it was formidable: it affected the whole day.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Of silence before them that salute thee: of looking upon a harlot: and of turning away thy face from thy kinsman.
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
WORDS RELATED TO SILENCE
- beat down
- bring to naught
- cover up
- crack down on
- cut off
- hold back
- hold down
- hold in
- keep in
- keep secret
- put an end to
- put down
- put kibosh on
- put lid on
- sit on
- snuff out
- stamp out
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