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synonyms for silent
- clammed up
- dummied up
- not talkative
- struck dumb
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How to use silent in a sentence
He demanded to know where she was and what she was doing if she was silent too long.She Was Afraid of Her Lawyer. Then the Text Messages Started. | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor | October 8, 2020 | ProPublica
Richard is rarely as vicious as Emily can be — he’s more prone to silent lack of interest — but when he decides to talk, he can shut Lorelai up in a way Emily can never manage to do.
The employees who saw him steal from the hospital stayed silent even as police began investigating.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip | October 6, 2020 | ProPublica
In private online forums they discuss their preferred lies for why their pretend call center seems so silent.Meet the Customer Service Reps for Disney and Airbnb Who Have to Pay to Talk to You | by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin | October 2, 2020 | ProPublica
Being small, generally silent creatures, they’re easy to miss.What hundreds of pickled frog carcasses can tell us about their enormous eyes | María Paula Rubiano A. | October 1, 2020 | Popular-Science
By tradition, the speaker of the House never participates in debates in the House and remains silent.
As we waited for my plane to come in, we stayed silent for a long time.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And that gets to the heart of what makes the game so incredible: By staying silent, it turns the player into the game master.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art | Alec Kubas-Meyer | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many will simply stay away from crowds and stay home this Christmas Eve, which could be a very silent night indeed.
The house was eerily silent on a Friday morning after a huge party.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
No; there I stood, half-astonished, half-abashed while the Marquise continued on her knees and made her silent orisons.
He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
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