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deaden
Definition:
To deprive of strength or feeling; to dull; lessen.
Synonyms:
numb (verb)
numb, drug, anesthetize, dull, daze, stupefy, desensitize, narcotize.
quiet (verb)
still, silence, dull, turn down, muffle, quiet.
disable (verb)
impair, vitiate, cramp, enfeeble, tamper, undermine, hamper, weaken, abrogate, hinder, disable, incapacitate, neutralize, invalidate, stun, dull, prostrate, paralyze, lame, disarm, scotch, cripple, hamstring, benumb, hobble, sap, stupefy, anesthetize, handicap, screw up, botch.
blunt (verb)
desensitize, diminish, dull, soften, blunt.
Other synonyms:
kill, drown, cauterize, geld, mute, dim, repress, put to sleep, gird, wash, dampen, retard, suppress, cushion, assuage, tire, decrease, increase, palliate, ease, slow, animate, castrate, tone down, stifle, revitalize, alleviate, block out, damp, soothe, gas, knock out, smother, lay out, relieve, awareness, exhaust, dope, frustrate, blunt, devitalize, girdle, depress, moisten, lobotomize, freeze, petrify, enervate, quieten, desiccate, cut out, break, injure.
Examples of usage:
  1. Then pour in the Cream in a little stream and low, upon a place, where you see the milk simper: This will presently deaden the boiling, and then you must pour in more Cream there, but in a fresh place, where it and a little. no simpreth bubbeleth - "The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened", Kenelm Digby.
  2. This would deaden the sound when it struck, but would not prevent the points of the hooks from holding to the inner edge of the wall. - "A Jolly Fellowship", Frank R. Stockton.
  3. By this common device she had sought to deaden the vivid lightning. - "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.

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