Definition of Silencing

1. Verb. (present participle of silence) ¹



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Definition of Silencing

1. silence [v] - See also: silence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silencing

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sildenafil
sildenafil citrate
silds
sile
siled
silen
silenc'd
silence is golden
silenceable
silenced
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silencers
silences
silencing (current term)
silene
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silent alarms
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silent area
silent auction
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Literary usage of Silencing

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"task of silencing the forts along the sen-front, beginning with Kas-el-Tin and ending with Fort Pharos. The Alexandra is of the box-battery type with deeply ..."

2. My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell (1863)
"... rumours — Newspaper correspondents — General Fremont— silencing the Press and Telegraph — A Loan Bill — Interview with Mr. Cameron — Newspaper criticism ..."

3. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott (1827)
"like Dr Johnson, silencing all besides by the tremendous depth of his diapason. On such occasions she afforded cherc exquise; and every now and then there ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"... the third shot taking effect in the howitzer, and silencing it until in the afternoon, when Wood and Stanley made their demonstration, and called out a ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"Getting within one thousand yards, the Tyler ami Lexington opened a well-directed fire, and we had the satisfaction of silencing their batteries. ..."

6. The Life and Times of Henry Clay by Calvin Calton (1846)
"silencing Remonstrance.—A Case of Political Casuistry.— General Jackson's Protest against the Resolution of the Senate.—Mr. Calhoun's Views of It.—Revival ..."

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