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muffle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of muffle

  1. 1 to deaden the sound of <the walls muffled their conversation so that only a low murmur was heard> Synonyms mute, stifle Related Words insulate, soundproof; pad; dampen, mellow, soften, subdue, tone (down); baffle; smother Near Antonyms amplify, boost, deepen, enhance, heighten, increase, magnify, step up, strengthen Antonyms unmuffle

  2. 2 to surround or cover closely <the airport had been muffled in fog all morning long> Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, enfold, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapRelated Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip





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