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a silent person or group of people does not talk, laugh, or make any noise
used about places in which there is little noise
not speaking, or not willing to speak
difficult or impossible to hear
not making any sound
very formal not making any movements or noises
used for emphasizing how quiet a place is when no one is talking
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
to score a birdie at a hole in golf
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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