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drowned out

verb as in silence

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So quiet, in fact, that it is drowned out by the voices of everyone around her.

Politicians who argued for selling land to the highest bidder and using the funds for the federal budget were drowned out.

News from Iraq drowned out the June 14 Afghan election coverage.

The blue notes are drowned out by sounds of gyozas frying on a pan—Koreeda loves to film food.

But the critics in the press drowned out the debate, Orman says.

It seemed incredible, and the rest of the calls were almost drowned out in the consternation that followed.

The hotel loud-speaker system drowned out his last words as a soft feminine voice paged someone in Spanish.

Her cries were drowned out by the shouts of the long knives, ordering the Sauk to get to their feet and start walking again.

During the night there fell frequent showers, and the boys were soon drowned out from their pallets on the ground.

The thundering roar of the anti-aircraft barrage drowned out the rest.


On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drown out, such as: hush, and muffle.

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