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HUSH, adjective [Heb. to be silent.] Silent; still; quiet; as, they are hush as death. This adjective never precedes the noun which it qualifies, except in the compound, hushmoney.

HUSH, verb transitive To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress noise; as, to hush the noisy crown; the winds were hushed.

My tongue shall hush again this storm of war.

1. To appease; to allay; to calm, as commotion or agitation.

Wilt thou then

HUSH my cares?

HUSH, verb intransitive To be still; to be silent.

HUSH, imperative of the verb, used as an exclamation, be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.

To hush up, to suppress; to keep concealed.

This matter is hushed up.