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See definition of whist on Dictionary.com
  • as ininobtrusive
  • as inquiet
  • as instill

synonyms for whist

  • muted
  • peaceful
  • reticent
  • silent
  • soft
  • close
  • hushed
  • low
  • muffled
  • mute
  • quieted
  • reserved
  • still
  • stilled
  • buttoned-up
  • clammed up
  • close-mouthed
  • could hear a pin drop
  • dumb
  • hushful
  • inaudible
  • low-pitched
  • noiseless
  • not saying boo
  • quiescent
  • secretive
  • soundless
  • speechless
  • taciturn
  • tight-lipped
  • uncommunicative
  • unexpressed
  • unspeaking
  • unuttered
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How to use whist in a sentence

One whist table only is at work; General Pepper and three old hands of the same kidney are hard at it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The older people had always played bzique or whist, but rather somnolently of an evening.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Honours are reckoned differently from whist, and on a scale which is somewhat involved.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
I am vastly complaisant, amuse myself in Routes and private parties and play shilling Whist with the most edifying resignation.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
It is not advisable to adopt any of the recent whist methods of giving information.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
There is too much hard work in chess and whist and too little sociability to make them in any way desirable.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Henceforward the rivals hobnobbed at whist, although the doctor always felt a sense of aversion towards the chemist.
MORE TALES BY POLISH AUTHORSVARIOUS
By this means he was able to play whist and other games, and beat those opposed to him; by this means realising a little money.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Not satisfied with this, some of the company proposed playing for money, and when engaged at shilling whist, Metcalf won 15s.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
The French could boast a regimental system, and chiefs who held them as the whist-player his hand of cards.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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