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mute
n. a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
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tone down, dampen, damp, dull, mute, muffle
v. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
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silent, mute, dumb
adj. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
tongueless, wordless, unspoken, mute
adj. expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
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mitigate
v. make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"
tone down, tame, moderate
v. make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
pipe down, quiet down, quiesce, quieten, quiet, hush
v. become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
silent, mum
adj. failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent"
taciturn
adj. habitually reserved and uncommunicative
untalkative, reticent
adj. temperamentally disinclined to talk
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aphasic
adj. unable to speak because of a brain lesion
aphasic
adj. unable to speak because of a brain lesion
aphonic, voiceless
adj. being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
aphonic, voiceless
adj. being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
silent, mute, dumb
adj. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
dumb
adj. lacking the power of human speech; "dumb animals"
dumb
adj. lacking the power of human speech; "dumb animals"
tongue-tied, incoherent
adj. unable to express yourself clearly or fluently; "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"
tongue-tied, incoherent
adj. unable to express yourself clearly or fluently; "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"
tongueless, wordless, unspoken, mute
adj. expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
dumb, speechless
adj. temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock"
dumb, speechless
adj. temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock"
stuttering, stammering
adj. unable to speak freely and easily
stuttering, stammering
adj. unable to speak freely and easily
unarticulated
adj. uttered without the use of normal words or syllables
unarticulated
adj. uttered without the use of normal words or syllables
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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  • Synonyms
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