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Its recurring phrase is now the deadening, argument-stifling “As a mom,” cited frequently by Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd.
Hired as a mechanic, he would soon find himself behind the wheel, yet “he found oval racing a deadening merry-go-round.”Must Reads: ‘How to Survive the Titanic,’ ‘The Limit,’ and More|Lucy Scholes, Kevin Canfield, Mythili Rao|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Yes, many of those jobs are poorly paid and deadening, agreed and acknowledged.Economic News We’re Thankful For This Thanksgiving|Zachary Karabell|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The struggle with his uncle seemed to be souring him or deadening him.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
She is very happy with me, said Sibyl, as the horses beat their noisy tattoo through the street, deadening the sound of her voice.Justin Wingate, Ranchman|John H. Whitson
This seems to be one of the easier ways of deadening sorrow, as though the mind could teach itself to lop off its feelers.Democracy An American Novel|Henry Adams
And in a few minutes Paul heard his father's heavy steps go thudding over the deadening snow.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
By the time the second round was fired the "deadening" was clear of all the rebels but those who had been struck.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy