verb (used with object), muf·fled, muf·fling.
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Example sentences from the Web for muffle
He pulled one out and slipped it over my head, zipping the mouth closed to muffle my voice.
Prague Fatale is authentic because Kerr can muffle the horror of this epoch in dramatic irony but he can also shout it out loud.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More|Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Police theorized that her killer used the blanket to muffle the sound of the gunshots.L.A. Policewoman on Trial for Murdering Her Ex’s Wife|Christine Pelisek|March 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From that spot, the canvas pulsates before your eyes, like a fabric reaching out to muffle you—like a primordial soup, bubbling.
Susan Batson, a Hollywood acting coach, says that actors don't explicitly say that their goal is to muffle their words.
It is placed on the muffle-plate (see above), by which it is introduced into the furnace.
The cupels are then drawn to the mouth of the muffle, and allowed to cool slowly.
The first time it was I did see our hardy lord abbat muffle his chin, in a skin or fur brought from foreign parts.A Legend of Reading Abbey|Charles MacFarlane
This author must not be allowed to muffle up his throat, and keep his notes for some imaginary and far-off spring.Spare Hours|John Brown
The dried glass is finally heated to a temperature of dull redness in a muffle furnace.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall