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Everyone was totally silent as the president spoke.
a crowd of silent onlookers
If you are arrested, you have the right to remain silent (=you do not have to give information to the police).
For the time being, I prefer to stay silent on the matter.
Everyone was asked to keep silent about the new project.
We hiked through a silent pine forest.
The house was silent except for the hum of the refrigerator.
High blood pressure is a silent killer.
a silent infection
The “h” in “herb” is silent in American English.
This is the American English definition of silent. View British English definition of silent.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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