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Synonyms for deaden

Synonyms for deaden

to render less sensitive

to decrease or dull the sound of

Synonyms for deaden

make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

make vapid or deprive of spirit

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lessen the momentum or velocity of

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become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active

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make less lively, intense, or vigorous

convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil

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The Cable Muffler wraps around your cable guard in front of the slide where it deadens shock and sound at the shot.
When we are not living up to our true vocation, thought deadens our life, or substitutes itself for life, or gives in to life so that our life drowns out our thinking and stifles the voice of conscience.
A: THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, deadens the neurons in the hippocampus, the part of the brain that's in charge of short-term memory.
Corridors are floored with black linoleum, which deadens noise and adds to the devout atmosphere, as if science were some kind of holy order.
His study concluded that listening to any music deadens drivers' reactions, as their heart rates fluctuated less when listening to pieces of any kind.
Several chapters are not always successful, and at times the writing deadens many fascinating subjects.
The key was to isolate the chemical in snail poison that deadens pain but otherwise leaves the nervous system unharmed.
However, there is an underlying earnestness to Common Ground that deadens its impact.
Bob Zuppke: Egotism is the anesthetic that deadens the pain of stupidity.
Unfortunately, the stiff-upper-lip attitude that propelled him to achieve career goals deadens his writing style.