When the warrior runs into the Stark soldiers, she disposes of them with extreme prejudice, silencing the chatty Jaime.
The silencing that results encourages users to do so alone, leaving no one to catch them when things turn deadly.
We even reward men like Larry Summers with the keys to our economy as a prize for silencing Brooksley Born.
When it was his turn to speak, Ostronic warned that Kimberlin was trying to “enlist” the jury in a silencing of free speech.
silencing us does not change the truth of military occupation.
And in power they valued most dearly the atrocious right of silencing, by foul means or fair, all opinions that were not official.
He put up a silencing hand as Wilton forced a jeering laugh.
Looking out, she spied him below, a silencing finger against his lips, while he waved a beckoning arm toward the road.
Anderson turned a blank face to Paresi, who made a silencing gesture.
He was at the moment a graceful and silencing rebuke to those who aver that manner and attire be interdependent.
c.1200, "muteness, state of being silent," from Old French silence "state of being silent; absence of sound," from Latin silentium "a being silent," from silens, present participle of silere "be quiet or still," of unknown origin. Meaning "absence of sound" in English is from late 14c.
1560s, intransitive, "become still or silent;" 1590s, transitive, "make silent," from silence (n.). Related: Silenced; silencing.