OTHER WORDS FROM hushedhush·ed·ly [huhsh-id-lee, huhsht-lee], /ˈhʌʃ ɪd li, ˈhʌʃt li/, adverb
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The user has all these options because over the last quarter-century, online dating went from a stigmatized activity discussed in hushed, embarrassed tones to the most common way couples meet in the US.
I appreciate the hushed luxury of the libraries in private research universities, but the price of entry, to be a professor or a student, is high.What Amanda Gorman Teaches Us About Our Shared America|Viet Thanh Nguyen|February 12, 2021|Time
A good director can make you feel the vibrating summer heat, the hushed tranquility of a winter night, and the deepest feelings of a person who is seemingly nothing like you.Rebecca Hall's Passing Is a Complex, Moving Story About Racial Identity—and a Sundance Standout|Stephanie Zacharek|February 3, 2021|Time
In Republican election committees on the Hill, “Barrow” had become a dirty word said only in hushed tones.
Brewers and legal experts speak of him in hushed tones, with equal parts irritation and reverence.
Even the details of an official call for a full inquiry had been hushed up by the British government.Brits Investigate Assassination of the Spy Who Warned Us About Putin|Nico Hines|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cummings asks when I inform her in a hushed whisper how nervous I was to discuss these things when the office was so quiet.
At his shows, I remember there being a hushed, breathless anticipation as we waited to see which song Smith would play next.‘Heaven Adores You’ Is More Celebratory Than Salacious About Elliott Smith|Rachel Kramer Bussel|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
O lady, mine,Hushed now is every path, and few and dimThe lamps that glimmer through the balconies.Thou sleepest!The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
A murmur ran through the court-room, quickly hushed by the insistent gavel.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
The shadow of a dark cloud had fallen upon the woods, and the voices of the birds were strangely hushed.
Every noise was hushed, and one might have heard a bat fly in the somber corridors of the Louvre.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
He reported the results before a learned scientific body, but his colleagues were so scandalized that the matter was hushed up.