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shush (up)

to be quiet. shush! I want to hear the weather. shush up and listen to the lecture.

shush (up)

in. to be quiet. Shush! I want to hear the weather.
See also: shush, up

shush

verb
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When then police went to the Shush Apartment flat and found Ms Richardson dead.
The families first went to the Intelligence Ministry's office in Shush, but were told the detainees had been transferred to the ministry's branch in Ahvaz," added Dahimi.
Shush (Susa) is an ancient city of Iran, and one of the most important cities of the Ancient Near East.
Organisers Shush Silent Disco and STATK promise one of the best music events at Liverpool LightNight with three DJs including house/techno supremos STATK, DJ Mark Armstrong and a guest DJ.
Police have bought a consignment of fruitflavoured sweets bearing the messages Shush and Quiet Please imprinted on the surface.
I was told I had to be quiet; I was warmly welcomed by a big shush from another security guard.
And when he tells you to stand still and shush, you root yourself to the spot and shush.
Completely undone, I put War and Peace back--in the Women's Health section--and left, quite shaken, but I was certain of one thing: When you're in the library and people are talking loudly and the librarian doesn't shush them, but shushes you for shushing them, we're in real trouble.
Remember, the sound in the womb is louder than a vacuum, so when your baby is crying you'll need to shush as loudly as she's wailing, then gradually lessen your intensity as she settles.
All the same, if an adult walked into the house I was told to shush.
With her daughter's eyes focused and her breathing unsteady, Marlene could sense Annie's heart whooshing its own irregular exchange of "shush-ah, shush, shhhhh, sha-shush.
I love that the librarians I've encountered never really shush people like in the movies.
These loose-leaf, herb-infused teas are caffeine-free, and have names like Cold Shoulder and Shush.
Meyer's passion transformed Grier into a full-fledged tree nerd, and their spouses occasionally shush them as they spout tree facts and figures.
There are still concerns about the health effects of Shush," said a spokeswoman at the Department of Health.