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Silent and silence

silent

adjective

a silent person or group of people does not talk, laugh, or make any noise

silence

noun

complete quiet

quiet

adjective

used about places in which there is little noise

mute

adjective

not speaking, or not willing to speak

inaudible

adjective

difficult or impossible to hear

soundless

adjective

silent

noiseless

adjective

not making any sound

quiescent

adjective

not making any movements or noises

quiet as a mouse

very quiet

you could hear a pin drop

used for emphasizing how quiet a place is when no one is talking

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

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 …

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