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Keep quiet

Also, keep still.
Also, be quiet or still . Remain silent; same as hold one’s tongue For example, Please keep quiet about the party . Also see keep one’s mouth shut
Refrain from moving, stay in the same position; same as hold still. For example, The doctor gave the young boy a toy to keep him quiet while on the examining table, or It’s hard for the baby to keep still unless he’s sleeping. [ Late 1300s ]


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