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Overview of verb muffle

The verb muffle has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress

(conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn")

2. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down

(deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)


Overview of adj muffled

The adj muffled has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) dull, muffled, muted, softened

(being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets")

2. (1) muffled

(wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; "children muffled almost to the eyebrows")

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