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The talk between them rarely touched reality, as though a barrier deadened their very voices.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The grass had deadened the sound of approaching footsteps and the boy rose hastily.
Fortunately, her way was deadened, and as I came up I seized the sheet, and with the general's assistance scrambled on board.
All was as still as the grave; the roar of the busy city-life deadened by the heavy atmosphere and cushioned earth.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
His impulse is to be chivalrous, for chivalry is not regulated by income nor deadened by pennilessness.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Is there not some virtue in such non-emulation, or is it but the spirit of a deadened race?
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Rollo observed that the fire was almost immediately deadened.
Yet the turmoil of that crowded thoroughfare of to-day is deadened for us by the mute voices of these men.
The horrible sense of his view of her so deadened her that she staggered, and he stepped forward, thinking she was going to fall.
Then, in reply to Pougeot's look: "I mean the thunder, it deadened the shot and gained time for him."
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT

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