Are you talking about your battle with rheumatoid arthritis and the need to deaden the pain of it?
Now he tapped gently on the cut glass with an iron chisel, whose head was covered by a piece of felt cloth to deaden the sound.
A caution when the vessel is luffed up to deaden her way, followed by "heave."
He repeated the word to himself a thousand times to deaden his suspense and apprehension.
In vain Brenton tried his best to deaden his senses to the lure of it; but it was of no use.
Don't you think there is something elemental in most of us which no veneer of civilisation or artificial living can ever deaden?
From the time they began their work, every pains had been taken to deaden sounds.
Ten years of prison, it will be hereafter noticed, did not deaden his Gilbert and Ralegh.
Ought she not to hold it apart, and to shield it with her hand to deaden its brightness?
Fog, which one would naturally suppose would obscure or deaden the light, has instead great illuminating power.