deaden

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Etymology[edit]

dead +‎ -en

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deaden (third-person singular simple present deadens, present participle deadening, simple past and past participle deadened)

  1. (transitive) To render less lively; to diminish; to muffle.
  2. (intransitive) To become less lively; to diminish (by itself).
  3. (transitive) To make soundproof.

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