verb (used with object), muf·fled, muf·fling.
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The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the real world, the pro-B-2 case was a security-muffled squeak.How the Pentagon Strangles Its Most Advanced Stealth Warplanes|Bill Sweetman|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said Moran had expected to be muffled by state observers when he did a slot on their show.
And every side, as Dawkins does, professes to find themselves muffled and bullied by the other.
No he-said-she-said, no muffled sounds through the dorm ceiling, no “Maybe he has other issues.”Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds|Arthur Chu|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Edna could hear the whispering voices of dead men and the click of muffled gold.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A muffled sound of voices became audible, and Irvin, following a moment of hesitation, crossed and opened the door.
A church clock struck the hour of seven, its clangor intruding upon the silence only as a muffled boom.
Gradually the muffled beat of hoofs grew more pronounced, a shuffling monotone that filled the night.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He kissed her tenderly, passed through the gate; his steps were heard muffled along the lane.Uncanny Tales|Various