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used to tell someone rudely to stop speaking
used for telling someone to stop talking or to be less noisy
used for telling someone to be quiet
used for telling someone, especially a child, to be quiet. This word is often used instead of a stronger word such as shut up.
to make a noise less loud
used for telling someone to stop talking or making a noise
used for telling someone to stop talking or to make less noise
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
shopping for goods and services on the Internet
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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