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Before the final push up Shafer Canyon, I ride ahead, into a silence broken only by the whoosh of a raven overhead.

To be clear, Bronzaft is not advocating for silence or anything close to it.

Met with silence, Raskin concluded, “Okay, I take it the answer is no.”

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Barrett was very careful, of course, to say that her silence on Roe was not a sign that she thought it should be overruled.

There was silence because the doctor looked like they were in shock.

The final question we should ask: are they pursuing justice and the rule of law, or merely silencing those who embarrass them?

When it was his turn to speak, Ostronic warned that Kimberlin was trying to “enlist” the jury in a silencing of free speech.

When the warrior runs into the Stark soldiers, she disposes of them with extreme prejudice, silencing the chatty Jaime.

The story of Lady Day, ultimately, is about the creation – and ultimately silencing – of a uniquely American voice.

But the move also represents a growing sophistication in its approach to silencing critics.

Davis's militia worked it and succeeded in disabling the most dangerous of the enemy's gunboats and silencing its cannon.

He had succeeded in silencing the man at the Lion d'Or that night, why should he not succeed again?

No matter how perfect this covering may be, it is never completely effective in silencing the enemy fire.

Kit turned a silencing frown on the philosopher of the skillet, but Billie went toward the guest with outstretching hands.

But although ease may be obtained by silencing self-reproach, safety scarcely can.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to silencing, such as: null, covering up, curbing, holding back, null, and quelling.

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