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adjective as in quietened

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The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.

In the real world, the pro-B-2 case was a security-muffled squeak.

He said Moran had expected to be muffled by state observers when he did a slot on their show.

And every side, as Dawkins does, professes to find themselves muffled and bullied by the other.

No he-said-she-said, no muffled sounds through the dorm ceiling, no “Maybe he has other issues.”

Edna could hear the whispering voices of dead men and the click of muffled gold.

A muffled sound of voices became audible, and Irvin, following a moment of hesitation, crossed and opened the door.

A church clock struck the hour of seven, its clangor intruding upon the silence only as a muffled boom.

Gradually the muffled beat of hoofs grew more pronounced, a shuffling monotone that filled the night.

He kissed her tenderly, passed through the gate; his steps were heard muffled along the lane.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to muffled, such as: faint, muted, suppressed, deadened, dim, and dull.

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