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muffling

verb
present participle 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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“Muffling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muffling. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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