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While headbands do provide some natural muffle, the fabric won’t be enough to tune out sounds within close range.

He pulled one out and slipped it over my head, zipping the mouth closed to muffle my voice.

Prague Fatale is authentic because Kerr can muffle the horror of this epoch in dramatic irony but he can also shout it out loud.

Police theorized that her killer used the blanket to muffle the sound of the gunshots.

From that spot, the canvas pulsates before your eyes, like a fabric reaching out to muffle you—like a primordial soup, bubbling.

Susan Batson, a Hollywood acting coach, says that actors don't explicitly say that their goal is to muffle their words.

It is placed on the muffle-plate (see above), by which it is introduced into the furnace.

The cupels are then drawn to the mouth of the muffle, and allowed to cool slowly.

The first time it was I did see our hardy lord abbat muffle his chin, in a skin or fur brought from foreign parts.

This author must not be allowed to muffle up his throat, and keep his notes for some imaginary and far-off spring.

The dried glass is finally heated to a temperature of dull redness in a muffle furnace.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to muffle, such as: dampen, deaden, envelop, hush, mute, and muzzle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.