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Synonyms for be quiet
be qui·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumverb

    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

    "The children shut up when their father approached"

    Synonyms:
    block, shut away, belt up, hush, button up, dummy, impede, lock away, lock up, hush up, still, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, put away, lock in, fold, obturate, lock, shut down, quieten, shut up, jam, silence, occlude

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  1. Vince Lombardi:

    After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.

  2. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    Where there is a commitment to quiet, modest funerals, we will continue to return (bodies). Where there is not, we will not return them, even if that means us burying them here.

  3. Jochen Hermann:

    We want the car to be as quiet as possible from the interior, but there are rules for sound decibel levels for the exterior, we picked an acoustic signal for the EQC about a year ago and made a choice between three different sounds.

  4. Gan Xuehua:

    It's never quiet, these grannies play music all day ... and every night from 7 to 9. It culminates with 70 to 80 people gathering with two 75-centimeter-tall (2½-foot-tall) speakers. The music is really loud!

  5. Whitney High:

    It’s the time of the day when it’s quiet, you’re not going to feel itchy when you’re going a million miles an hour at your job. You don’t have time to plug into all those body sensations.


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