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muffle

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1 to deaden the sound of
  • the walls muffled their conversation so that only a low murmur was heard

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2 to surround or cover closely
  • the airport had been muffled in fog all morning long

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The first known use of muffle was in the 15th century

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“Muffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muffle. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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