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muffles

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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“Muffles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muffles. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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