silence

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member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence Cistercian , Trappist
silence in broadcast dead air
(poetic) tranquil silence hush , still , stillness
code of silence practiced by the Mafia; a refusal to give evidence to the police about criminal activities omerta
conjoining contradictory terms (as in `deafening silence') oxymoron
pause; silence rest
musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration rest
call for silence shush
suppress or silence squash
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