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What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)
by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete