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Edna could hear the whispering voices of dead men and the click of muffled gold.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A muffled sound of voices became audible, and Irvin, following a moment of hesitation, crossed and opened the door.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A church clock struck the hour of seven, its clangor intruding upon the silence only as a muffled boom.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Gradually the muffled beat of hoofs grew more pronounced, a shuffling monotone that filled the night.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He kissed her tenderly, passed through the gate; his steps were heard muffled along the lane.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
From somewhere in the thicket below a muffled thump, thump, thump came up to them, as though some one was wielding an ax.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Jess saw that he was a little man, and the high ulster collar muffled the lower part of his face.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Lamb was just lighting a cigaret, gazing down the hallway of the fourteenth floor, when the muffled report came up the staircase.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Pretty soon we detected a muffled and heavy sound, and next moment we guessed what it was.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
We heard muffled sounds approaching, and we sank down to the ground where we were.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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WORDS RELATED TO MUFFLED

  • buttoned up
  • clammed up
  • close
  • close-mouthed
  • could hear a pin drop
  • dumb
  • hushed
  • hushful
  • inaudible
  • low
  • low-pitched
  • muffled
  • mute
  • muted
  • noiseless
  • not saying boo
  • peaceful
  • quiescent
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • secretive
  • silent
  • soft
  • soundless
  • speechless
  • still
  • taciturn
  • tight-lipped
  • uncommunicative
  • unexpressed
  • unspeaking
  • unuttered
  • whist
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