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silent

Cinema
1. denoting a film that has no accompanying soundtrack, esp one made before 1927, when such soundtracks were developed
2. a silent film
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He was within two paces of him now--another instant and the knife would slide silently into the fellow's heart.
Nikita silently got out of the sledge and holding his coat, which the wind now wrapped closely about him and now almost tore off, started to feel about in the snow, going first to one side and then to the other.
It was she that discovered us, and the pair stood and looked up at us, silently, with twitching, scenting nostrils.
She ran frantically, hysterically, straining to the utmost, advertising the effort she was making with every leap: and all the time White Fang slid smoothly away from her silently, without effort, gliding like a ghost over the ground.
The Ghost replied that he had not eaten them, and while he was explaining the situation another State Official silently added the dome to his own collection.
It was a dark summer night, shot through with infrequent shimmers of lightning silently firing a cloud lying low in the west and portending a storm.
She silently lifted her black net veil and disclosed a dull, pale, worn, weary face.
The dull, worn, white face looked silently at the three persons in the room.
The three persons in the room, on their side, stood for a moment without moving, and looked silently at the stranger on the threshold.
One truth after another was marshalling itself silently against her and keeping its ground.
This little sermon she spoke with a gentle solemn voice, and dry eyes, until she came to the account of their meeting--then the discourse broke off suddenly, the tender heart overflowed, and taking the boy to her breast, she rocked him in her arms and wept silently over him in a sainted agony of tears.
She could say nothing more, and walked away silently to her room.