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Synonyms for deaf-mute

a deaf person who is unable to speak

lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

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As he progressed through his epic, however, he built an "orderly discussion" out of virtually unrecognizable syntaxes, fragments of linguistically unfamiliar combinations of words, such as "Enigma: tongue / gone scaling down sees apace, / clods deafmute let springs pray--" ("A"-23; 524).
Her success began with first novel, <IR> THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER </IR> (1940), a story of a deafmute's associations with various people in a small Southern town, among them an African American and an adolescent girl.
lag behind this year's biggest hit so far, the Salman Khan- starrer Ek Tha Tiger , but Ranbir's affable act as a deafmute boy did brisk- enough business to eclipse the opening weekend collections of Rockstar , the actor's best show till now.
Meanwhile, in Japan a detective is trying to contact the original owner of the gun used in Morocco through his daughter Chieko (Rinko Kikuchi), a deafmute who seems incredibly lonely and lost.
The short stories that Berelis ascribes to a fictional writer by the name of Viesturs Reimers are, as he puts it, "all meant to pooh-pooh rational thinking." A psychiatrist by the name of Kurlais ("Deafmute") is killed by vampires and giant bats.
Also on hand is their deafmute daughter Theresa (Mischa Barton), an apparently simpleminded girl with a table tennis fixation; and sinister dweeb Gordon (Ewen Bremner), who keeps a constant video diary.
On June 22 he was in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast, to hand out food and clothing to a school for deafmutes while the next day he visited a juvenile prison in the same city.