deaden all

20 examples (0.03 sec)
  • Then, though the soft sand deadened all sound of my going, I crept forward. Cited from Black Bartlemy's Treasure, by Jeffrey Farnol
  • I can't think it was a noise; the snow deadened all the sounds. Cited from Tales Of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad
  • Her long-drawn breathing seemed to deaden all other sounds. Cited from Red Pottage, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • For us the battle passes in silence, the noise of one's motor deadening all other sounds. Cited from Flying for France, by James R. McConnell
  • And the old arguments and suspicions rise again in her mind and deaden all other feelings. Cited from The Idler Magazine, Volume III, April 1893, by Various
  • He felt a longing to deaden all the thoughts that once more began to seethe in his head. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V2, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Double doors and double carpets deadened all sound of coming and going, and the voice seemed to have got into the room by itself. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • It is possible that the tumult which it made deadened all other sounds. Cited from The Beetle, by Richard Marsh
  • The thick mist, which hid the surrounding objects, seemed to deaden all sound also. Cited from Frontier Stories, by Bret Harte
  • So the Orphanage was to deaden all rumours and set every doubt at rest. Cited from Ghosts, by Henrik Ibsen
  • There were other verses repeated, but just then a sound smote upon the girl's ear which deadened all others. Cited from The Girl from Montana, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • For a while the shock of this triumph appears to have deadened all other considerations, but only for a while. Cited from South America, by W. H. Koebel
  • And for a time the realisation of that bitterness deadened all other feeling. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • He leaned forward, but the drumming of hoofs deadened all other sound. Cited from Partners of Chance, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Every man had in his mouth a wooden bit to prevent talking, while the metal trappings of the horses were muffled to deaden all sound. Cited from Court Life in China, by Isaac Taylor Headland
  • The falling particles deadened all sound, and they might have been alone in a wilderness as far as the presence of other human beings was made known to them. Cited from The Corner House Girls at School, by Grace Brooks Hill
  • Our balls, I must confess, murder the intellect, deaden all remnants of feeling. Cited from Taras Bulba, et. al, by Nikolai Gogol
  • One can hardly credit this, but so far as it is true it is one of the worst features of slavery that it can thus deaden all natural feelings of affection. Cited from First Impressions of the New World, by Isabella Strange Trotter
  • A great weariness seemed to deaden all faculty. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • It was thickly carpeted, deadening all sound, and the walls were hung with some heavy material, in the colour of old oak. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell