silence in a sentence

Example sentences for silence

The silence of the barn is the silence of the country and that peaceful quiet crescendoed long into the night.
The sound of wind and rain lashing the trees outside infiltrated the silence.
It's a mistake to focus on noise reduction instead of silence expansion.
Other than the chirping of autumn crickets, the silence is absolute.
Through his silence and walking, he learned to truly listen, both to other people and the world around him.
Spicy compound clears the way for an anesthetic to silence pain sensation.
Looking back, the really strange thing was the silence.
The silence may take place without the listener being aware of it.
Breaking this code of silence might best begin with a strong new police superintendent.
Every inch of the image says winter, peace, silence.
After a short fumble, your fingers press down on a raised button to silence the alarm.
Soon the words about bears and porridge being too hot melt into silence.
Turn scholarship into a police instrument, and scholarship shrivels into silence.
Your correspondent believes silence is even more golden.
It's used because of its efficiency and relative silence.
Anything that would effect money making from major drugs companies seems to produce silence even cures.
Help us break the silence, by breaking your own silence.
At the same time, he has exploited the heightened tension to silence critics at home.
Feel the cold creep into your bones in the deathly silence.
Nothing broke the silence except the buzzing of bees in the distance.
So a conspiracy of silence has kept one of the touchiest issues out of the political debate.
While the leader crept toward the fig tree, his compatriots made their way up two neighboring trees in silence.
The staff in the auditorium, and the ones on the other end of the video links, watched in silence.
Silence is golden, but the right mood music is priceless.
Eventually, our conversation peters out, and silence resumes her reign.
The silence is occasionally broken to trade tips on software and coding.
What surprised me was the silence that followed his answer.
Our companions grow jittery, and an awkward silence falls.
Executive power run amuck is now met with silence or approval.
As the drill's frequency changes, the waveform quickly adapts to maintain the silence.
Too often the soothing rattle-and-purr of their air-conditioners fades into sweaty silence.
When is this ridiculous silence about nuclear power and its potential going to end.
Now imagine nothing but silence and no eye contact for two straight years.
With the silence and the darkness came disorientation.
Each sought to wound the other's pride, but their sweet fluting pierced only the evening silence.
It is a brief, raspy rattle, usually in a group of two to three with about a second of silence between each call.
The pervasive silence is broken only by the occasional canoe paddle or the riffle of an angry bonefish.
If the ban stays in place, millions of followers of the participating golfers will feel the pinch of social media silence.
Then a long silence ensued, broken by brief skirmishes.
Although understandable, their silence perpetuates the illusion that these conferences are a legitimate academic activity.
The scent of incense wafts down the corridors, our footsteps loud and impudent in the silence.
After hours of audio bliss, the headphone's battery unexpectedly ran out and left me in deafening silence.
Inmates live by a code of silence imposed on them by other inmates.
Thirty-three undergrads watched videos of a tennis player hitting a ball, sometimes with a grunt, sometimes in silence.
In this way, a deafening silence about the mysterious event in the desert began.
And his rejection did come, in the form of deafening silence.
The shroud of silence also covers the month or so before the registration is filed.
It behooves you, then, to be precise in your request for silence about your employment explorations.
People often imagine the deep sea as a place of great silence.
Here's a thought efforts to stifle questions, or to silence debate or dissent, have nothing to do with science.
The two waves should thus, in theory, cancel each other out-leaving silence.
Motion sensors trigger their cheerful chirping and movements but can also be disabled so you can enjoy these birds in silence.
As the moment stretched, the silence of anticipation filled the room.
It kept foreign observers out and bullied the local press into silence.
Your silence and failure to answer the questions are quite telling.
But with influence came questions within about their commitment to secrecy and public silence.
Given his predilection for gaffes, his supporters are only half joking when they say he should start that silence now.
It's on those cloudless star-sprinkled nights that they begin to understand the true meaning of utter, mind-clearing silence.
They hear the note of concern in her voice, and the silence is immediate and thick.
But all was dead calm out here this time, nothing but the vast conspiratorial silence of the bush.
Then there was an awkward silence as though they were waiting for me to answer another question.
Likewise, negative student and peer evaluations of his teaching were met with scorn or silence.
Condemning someone's use of language is a sure way to silence them and perhaps discourage their further education.
Many people's silence and compliance has been bought as well.
They don't tell students to turn the cell off, but to silence it.
But political considerations should not be used to silence honest critical inquiry.
It doesn't silence neurons all that effectively, and it can build up and have toxic effects in brain cells.
There was silence inbetween tracks, and the next song began.
The only way to silence me is to present a mathematical proof that contemporary physics is logically consistent.
Speedy scanned the traffic behind them in the side-view mirror and maintained a tense silence.
When they finished laying out the ambitious plan, there was silence.
His presentation was met with silence, followed by polite, confused applause.
Another feature that's positively surprising for this bike is the silence of its ride.
We silence the cognitive dissonance through self-imposed ignorance.
There are extreme measures occurring all over the globe to silence the outcry against nuclear and its atomic lies.
The first break in this official silence came only two years ago.
Both are reluctant to talk to journalists, because a condition of their employment is silence.
There was then a period of silence, followed by a false start.
At the end of the first day, two were killed and were buried in silence.
In the silence, you could hear viewers across the country reaching for the remote control.
He would rather suffer fools in silence, waiting for them to talk themselves out, than confront them.
In the sudden silence the dazed combatants surveyed the battleground.
They slept all that day and the next, nor did they waken when voices and footsteps broke the silence of the camp.
Rolling up the car windows and blasting the radio did nothing to silence them.
The neurons excite some of their neighbours into firing in tandem, while suppressing others into silence.
So fathers silence genes that slow down growth, and mothers silence genes that promote growth.
The bones had told him what they could and then lapsed into silence.
Don't muddy the waters with something that cannot be proven and do not try to silence those who disagree.
In silence, the now dim lights flew overhead, then winked off.
Even more odd, the street was filled by an unbroken silence.
They live in near-constant silence, stoically bearing the drudgery of their hand-to-mouth existence.
There's silence outside our bungalow, but from time to time the evening wind carries a shout to us.
And it is bad news that he felt pushed by the constant threat of prison at home to choose between silence and exile.
And then my manager had broken the awful silence by reminding me that two meals had been returned by customers that evening.
He stood there in silence as the second tower collapsed around us.
Respectful thousands hear an agonizing silence, punctuated with little heaving gulps.
When they realized that they lost after the final whistle-they lost one nil-it was shocking, the silence.
There was a long silence on the other end of the line.
We'd have to stand together in silence and observe these images of human violence.
There were moments when she actually rocked up on her toes, clenched her fists, and bit her lip as if to silence herself.
Storm refused religious rites, and by his request his funeral was conducted in silence.
And whatever the demands of his office, silence on matters of public policy has always been a relative one.
Stop for a minute, close your eyes and listen to silence.
There was a long silence at the table, and the subject was dropped.
Epigenetic marks silence certain gene sequences and activate others so that nascent cells can differentiate.
Instead crowds gathered in the square and observed a moment of silence before hooting and hollering.
Then there are those who have burned books to silence opposing views.
The stubborn silence heralds victory for the disease: denial cannot keep the virus at bay.
And he acts a bit devout too, bowing his head in a moment of silence.
Baseball's deepest problem is not attendance or ratings but silence.

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