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  1. be silentverb

    Synonyms:
    be still, hark, hearken, hush, list, listen

    Antonyms:
    bawl, bellow, call, clamor, cry (out), ejaculate, exclaim, roar, scream, shout, shriek, vociferate, yell

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  1. Graeme Smith:

    The Taliban has a huge leadership problem at a critical political moment, another caliph has announced himself to the world, and the Taliban has been silent. And that is getting noticed by militants across South Asia.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    We'll say what we always say and what President Biden has said to Xi Jinping, which is that human rights and basic civil liberties go to the heart of who we are as Americans and no American government, no American president is going to be silent on that, it's very important that we're communicating directly and clearly with China. We want to make sure there are no misunderstandings, no miscommunication, that we have a floor under the relationship and that the president has had a productive conversation in that sense.

  3. Selay Ghaffer:

    So the women of Afghanistan showed that we will not keep silent anymore... And we are not ready to accept more brutality and violence against women, so this is why we decided to carry the dead body of Farkhunda on our own shoulders and show to the world that not only men can do it and somehow broke the traditionalism that (a) man has to do this job.

  4. David Viscott:

    The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.

  5. Kana Sasakura:

    Usually a good criminal defense lawyer would advise the client to remain silent, if they talk, United States might become detrimental.


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