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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.
Several shushings greeted him, and Jim wagged his hand.
His voice had risen so that all around were the troubled, whispered shushings.
What was all this talk of Green Hands and all the shushings and warnings she had heard?
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.