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  Words related to deaden

Related / Similar Words: blunt, dampen, damp, girdle

 

Definition:
  • convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil;
  • make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound";
  • become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor;
  • make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message";
  • lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship''s headway";
  • make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine";
  • cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant";

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    Hyponyms: obtund, petrify, dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break

     

    Derivational Morphology: stultification, constipation, impairment, deadening, damper, muffler, girdle

     

    Anagrams: Danaea, addend, ennead, Andean

     

     
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