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Synonyms for mute

Synonyms for mute

temporarily unable or unwilling to speak, as from shock or fear

lacking the power or faculty of speech

to decrease or dull the sound of

to make or become less severe or extreme

Synonyms for mute

a deaf person who is unable to speak

a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

expressed without speech

unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

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Great are thy Vertues, doubtless, best of Fruits, Though kept from Man, & worthy to be admir'd, Whose taste, too long forborn, at first assay Gave elocution to the mute, and taught The Tongue not made for Speech to speak thy praise: Thy praise hee also who forbids thy use, Conceales not from us, naming thee the Tree Of Knowledge, knowledge both of good and evil; Forbids us then to taste, but his forbidding Commends thee more, while it inferrs the good By thee communicated, and our want: For good unknown, sure is not had, or had And yet unknown, is as not had at all.
So rose the DANITE strong HERCULEAN SAMSON from the Harlot-lap Of PHILISTEAN DALILAH, and wak'd Shorn of his strength, They destitute and bare Of all thir vertue: silent, and in face Confounded long they sate, as struck'n mute, Till ADAM, though not less then EVE abasht, At length gave utterance to these words constraind.
The judge's suggestion that Trump mute people, rather than block them, would likely protect him from further lawsuits of this nature.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Feb 24 ( ANI ): 'There's no reason to mute it," said the director of the film 'Chirodiner Ek Onnyo Premer Galpo', who has been asked by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to mute the word 'Musalman'.
All unmarked mute swans on the River Thames, which runs through Windsor, are owned by the Queen as part of a tradition dating back to the 12th century.
A new control within Ads Settings will enable you to mute Snow Boot Co.
Dedicated mute button and dynamic mute alert: Dedicated mute button for quick mute access.
Chrome introduced an indicator to flag guilty tabs a couple of years ago - it had long been needed - and now the development team is testing this mute option inside the latest experimental 'Canary' version, according to Google developer Francois Beaufort.
ANHS invites teachers, deaf and mute students, and interested individuals to join the Basic Sign Language training every Saturday, from 1:30 p.
We have our own mute swans, and they've been here for some years.
Mute can also be used as a way for agents to get rid of difficult callers without those calls being logged into the system, because most systems log holding times and hang-ups, not mutes.
communication with another user completely, the mute function is intended to be
I can truthfully say that I did not receive one serious injury from a breeding male or female mute swan, just the odd 'wing-bash' on the legs or buttocks or scratches from their sharp claws which leave life-long white scars - which we always regarded as trophies
Summary: The deaf and mute are now recognised as a distinct group called Omani Society for Hearing Impaired
Zoukh Abdelkader, wali de Setif, est mute a la wilaya d'Alger, en remplacement de Addou Mohamed Kebir, appele a d'autres fonctions.