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Silent

Without noise or not talking; used for people and things that are perhaps unexpectedly or surprisingly quiet

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Quiet

Without much noise or activity, or not talking much

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Noiseless

Without noise (usually used as an adverb in formal or literacy style)

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Soundless

Without sound (usually used as an adverb in formal or literacy style to indicate an unexpected lack of sound)

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Slammed

Closed with a loud bang

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Squeaking

High, irritating noise

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Pounding

Dull, beating sound

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Creaked

Noise of friction of wood and/or metal

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Sizzled

Sound made by frying

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Ring out

Typically use for the sound of a gunshot

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Crashing

Loud, heavy noise, typically used for waves

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Hoots/toots

Sound made by a car horn

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Wailing

Making a rising and falling sound

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Hammered

Knocked very loudly and repeatedly

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Eerie

Rather scary

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Deafening

Extremely and painfully loud

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Grating

Unpleasant irritating

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Piercing

High noise that hurts the ears

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High-pitched voice

Higher than most voices, like a whistle

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Inaudible

Impossible to hear

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You could have heard a pin drop

There was total silence

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I can't hear myself think

Said when people are making too much noise

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Peace and quiet

Calm and quiet period, after a noisy time

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As quiet as a mouse

Very quiet indeed