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He gave her the silent treatment, mostly ignoring her except to spit out a hurtful, “I don’t love you,” one night at bedtime.After pandemic free-for-all, parents struggle to reinstate screen-time rules|Heather Kelly|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
By tradition, the speaker of the House never participates in debates in the House and remains silent.
As we waited for my plane to come in, we stayed silent for a long time.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And that gets to the heart of what makes the game so incredible: By staying silent, it turns the player into the game master.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many will simply stay away from crowds and stay home this Christmas Eve, which could be a very silent night indeed.
The house was eerily silent on a Friday morning after a huge party.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
No; there I stood, half-astonished, half-abashed while the Marquise continued on her knees and made her silent orisons.
He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood