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  • n. Plural form of shushing.


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  • And finally and most frighteningly, there have been several reports of random shushings.

    You Like Me... You Really Like Me?

  • Several shushings greeted him, and Jim wagged his hand.

    A Corpse is a Corpse

  • His voice had risen so that all around were the troubled, whispered shushings.

    The Dollmaker

  • What was all this talk of Green Hands and all the shushings and warnings she had heard?

    The Rilloby Fair Mystery

  • Dortmunder almost came all the way to the surface of consciousness at that instant, but instead, his brain decided the noises were just Tom returning from one of his late-night filling-the-pockets forays, and so the tiny sounds from the hallway were converted in his dream factory into the shushings and plinkings of wavelets, and in that dream Tom was a giant fish with teeth, from whom Dortmunder swam and swam and swam, never quite escaping.

    Drowned Hopes


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