deafen


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Synonyms for deafen

make deaf

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  • make deaf
  • deprive of hearing
  • split or burst the eardrums
  • cause to become deaf

Synonyms for deafen

make or render deaf

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make soundproof

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Originally, Narins wanted to learn why coqui frogs--whose extremely loud calls have sound pressure levels as high as 100 decibels 1 meter away -- don't deafen themselves when they blast out their territorial and mating announcements.