Thesaurus / deaden
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The dining room, even in the heat of summer, should be carpeted, to deaden the noise of the servants' feet.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Hay and straw were laid upon the bridges to deaden the sound of the artillery wheels.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
An attempt to imagine a body destitute of thy potency, would be to bankrupt and deaden the material universe.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
Even concussion of the brain had failed to deaden the memory of that awful night.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Her heart answered to the same emotions that quicken or deaden the beat of other breasts.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
The more Madeleine became accustomed to town life the easier she found it to deaden her recollections of the past.
GARMAN AND WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
There was a click and two doors, ludicrously like the doors which deaden the volume of gramophone music, flew open.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
He meant by this that philosophy helps to deaden all animal desires and pleasures.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Now he tapped gently on the cut glass with an iron chisel, whose head was covered by a piece of felt cloth to deaden the sound.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
Everything being arranged, they drank again, Edouard to deaden his conscience more completely, the others for convivialitys sake.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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