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synonyms for silenced

  • calmed
  • censored
  • gagged
  • muted
  • repressed
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • stilled
  • subdued
  • suppressed
  • held down
  • held-back
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How to use silenced in a sentence

He silenced her with a gesture, and, leaving a piece of toast half-eaten on his plate, he got up and went into his study.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
And since nobody answered, Jolly Robin seemed to think he had silenced Mrs. Robin—for once.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
"I'se 'most as ole as Miss Dory when lill chile was born," was the reply, which silenced the Colonel with regard to her age.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The clamor of the mob silenced the Girondists, and they hardly made an attempt to speak in their defense.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
As to the new scheme respecting the Netherlands, he shrewdly propounded a dilemma which silenced Pomponne and Torcy.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Then a loud voice silenced us all, and Joe Pidgeon, our great logician, began to hold forth.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
A few meadow-larks were still singing, but even their notes would be silenced in the long, hot days that were to come.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Anne coloured with shame for the old woman, but the words silenced her: how was it possible to press her own opinion after that?
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The beaters cried out again close by, but all were silenced by the roar of the approaching tiger.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Isabel gratefully climbed to his high perch, after stating that she had no money, and being royally silenced.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SILENCED

  • deadened
  • dim
  • dull
  • faint
  • flat
  • indistinct
  • mute
  • muted
  • obscure
  • silenced
  • stifled
  • subdued
  • suppressed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.