"hush" in the noun sense
1. hush, stillness, still
poetic) tranquil silence
"the still of the night"
"hush" in the verb sense
become quiet or still fall silent
"hush my baby!"
2. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up
cause to be quiet or not talk
"Please silence the children in the church!"
3. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down
become quiet or quieter
"The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
wash by removing particles
run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
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