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Sara and Matt Taglieri were enjoying dinner at their home in New Hampshire on Tuesday when a deafening blast knocked pictures off their walls and shook their house’s foundation.
Three species make up Brood X, and they are known for their fire-engine-red eyes, their deafening choruses and their dramatic emergence every 17 years.
He cannot hear us up there; and, by the belt of Ashur, the king's voice raised in anger is enough to deafen a man in both ears!
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
Trembling she took shelter inside the open stable door, her heart beating so hard it seemed to deafen her.
Them racketin's would deafen the saints themselves, so they would.
THE MISFIT CHRISTMAS PUDDINGSTHE CONSOLATION CLUB
The noise of the discharge is an evil, it ought to be made to do work, not deafen.
Will you give me my cue—it is of no use to ask him when we are to deafen you.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
I should not like to be near that fellow while he was ringing,” cried Harry; “he would make noise enough to deafen a rhinoceros.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
She tried to deafen herself against it, or to fill the ear of conscience with delusive sounds.
He started up, and put both his hands to his ears as if he heard something dreadful, and was trying to deafen himself to it.
THE BLACK ROBEWILKIE COLLINS

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