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deaden

  

      vb  
1    to make or become less sensitive, intense, lively, etc; damp or be damped down; dull  
2    tr   to make acoustically less resonant  
he deadened the room with heavy curtains     
  deadener      n  
  deadening      adj  
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deaden

  
  
abate, alleviate, anaesthetize, benumb, blunt, check, cushion, damp, dampen, diminish, dull, hush, impair, lessen, muffle, mute, numb, paralyse, quieten, reduce, smother, stifle, suppress, weaken  

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