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Deaden Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    deaden v
  1. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message" [syn: dampen, damp]
  2. cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant" [syn: girdle]
  3. make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"
  4. lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"
  5. become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor
  6. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound" [syn: blunt] [ant: enliven]
  7. convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
Deaden Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Deaden \Dead"en\, v. t. To render impervious to sound, as a wall or floor; to deafen.
Deaden Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Deaden \Dead"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deadened; p. pr. & vb. n. Deadening.] [From Dead; cf. AS. d?dan to kill, put to death. See Dead, a.]
  1. To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound.
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  • Deaden: Deaden is a death metal band from U.S. founded in 1992 by the drummer Ethan Deppe and the guitarist Drew Stockman. Band members ...

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  • RFU 'Sorry' Over England's Victoria Cross Kit
    The Rugby Football Union has apologised "to those who may have taken offence" over the new England playing kit. England's new Canterbury-manufactured shirts - the traditional white jersey and a crimson alternate shirt - feature Victoria Cross designs that comprise numerous small rubber grips to help deaden the impact of the ball. Victoria Cross Trust Read more on this news related to 'Deaden'

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