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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hush v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hushed p. pr. & vb. n. Hushing.]
 1. To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
    My tongue shall hush again this storm of war.   --Shak.
 2. To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.
 With thou, then,
 Hush my cares?   --Otway.
    And hush'd my deepest grief of all.   --Tennyson.
 To hush up, to procure silence concerning; to suppress; to keep secret. “This matter is hushed up.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a
            subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand" [syn: muted, subdued,