Muffled sentence examples

  • There followed a muffled boom.

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  • He could tell from her muffled voice she was crying.

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  • The messenger's voice was muffled by the door.

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  • Evelyn sang, her voice muffled through the door.

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  • Dean never even heard Gladys Turnbull's muffled alarm clock.

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  • I quite understand, said Berg, getting up and speaking in a muffled and guttural voice.

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  • I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.

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  • The Guardian's muffled voice grew louder as he pulled the head off the costume.

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  • The whites of Jade.s eyes were visible before they drew near enough to hear his muffled shouts.

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  • The only sound was the muffled sound of hooves in the sand and the occasional clink of a harness.

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  • "What happened?" a muffled voice asked.

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  • "Owls don't sing," Martha said, her voice muffled against the plush toy, "but I love him anyway."

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  • "No, it isn't," she answered, her voice muffled against his shoulder.

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  • She didn't look back, but his muffled curse chased after her.

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  • She turned and ran, her laughter muffled in the waterlogged air.

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  • The muffled beats of music thumped through her open windows.

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  • Then he heard a muffled sound from behind the partially closed bathroom door.

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  • Natasha, muffled up in shawls which did not hide her eager face and shining eyes, galloped up to them.

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  • She made no effort to move away from him, but he pushed her slightly forward until she stumbled, and caught a branch as she let out a muffled scream.

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  • The muffled sound of hooves on sand approached the opening between two wagons.

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  • Traci called, voice muffled by the bathroom door.

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  • Voices rose from behind the door, their words too muffled by the wood to distinguish.

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  • She heard a muffled response to her knock and walked in, not caring if he bid her enter or get lost.

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  • As she looked over his shoulder, she caught her breath in a muffled scream.

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  • The larger bell was muffled and the little bells on the harness stuffed with paper.

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  • A long time passed until both heard the muffled but distinct sound of Martha's quiet sobbing in her adjacent room.

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  • General Greene asked, his voice muffled over the communications system.

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  • The sound of a door closing and muffled voices outside the door were followed by silence.

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  • The sound of a muffled explosion from beyond the door made her rise.

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  • There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.

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  • "I just want to be away from him," Edith said in a muffled voice.

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  • The second caller was a lady friend of Fred's by the sound of the muffled conversation.

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  • She began to cry, her sobs muffled as she leaned forward against her arms.

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  • She continued to cry in muffled sobs against his chest.

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  • But then, in the quietness of the night, he began to hear beyond the door, the muffled but clear sounds of lovemaking.

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  • voice dies away in five or six low muffled sounds very much resembling distant thunder.

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  • Muffled steps hurried down the hall toward her door and Katie pounded on the door.

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  • When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.

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  • Even Gladys Turnbull's alarm must have been muffled enough not to disturb his slumber.

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  • Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm.

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  • The muffled ring of his new phone woke him just as dawn's light crept through the window.

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  • There is a muffled hiss which soon subsides into silence.

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  • This could be fixed, within certain limits, at whatever pitch suited the composition; but on the horn it could be only very partially filled out by notes of a muffled quality produced by inserting the hand into the bell of the instrument, a device impossible on the trumpet.

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  • By careful training her voice, originally hard and harsh, had become flexible and melodious, and its low and muffled notes under the influence of passion possessed a thrilling and penetrating quality that was irresistible.

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  • As if in celebration, the fireworks ended in a fury of light and muffled noise.

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  • While eating dessert, they heard a muffled moan from the bed.

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  • It was as if small objects had been buried in the ground, and their weak magic was muffled.

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  • Sofia's anguished scream was still muffled.

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  • Do I hear the muffled sobs of a Wounded Child?

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  • Above the incantations there was the muffled thud of music from the next field.

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  • The head is large and crested with a short beak, leaf type comb, muffled face, small rounded wattles and earlobes.

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  • That we can hear slightly muffled, sitting in the sun grinning big stupid grins, not believing our luck?

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  • Sound is muffled on a vinyl floor tile due to the soft cushioning each has.

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  • hasty exit into the passage that led to their rooms whence muffled laughter exploded.

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  • How came ye muffled in so hush a mask?

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  • jangleoft repeated vocal lines have a muffled tone and are buried within the music, while jangling guitar work lifts the mood.

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  • They made a hasty exit into the passage that led to their rooms whence muffled laughter exploded.

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  • mournful tones of the muffled bells.

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  • muffled thud of music from the next field.

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  • muffled peals on the church bells.

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  • muffled roar of the bus brought me out of my fugue.

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  • muffled laughter exploded.

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  • muffled drums.

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  • muffled by the thickness of the tavern walls.

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  • Things are clear in the studio, slightly muffled outside.

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  • The bells were half muffled in memory of HRH Princess Margaret.

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  • The sound was still quite loud at 100 yards but it was so muffled as to be useless.

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  • The request has been made that bells are not muffled.

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  • Audio English mono - sounds okay but rather muffled compared to the other tracks.

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  • Engine noise is well muffled and vibration can only really be felt through the gearstick.

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  • muffled up.

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  • muffled in a cloak.

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  • All shops and public houses closed and muffled peals on the church bells.

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  • But over the last thirty years letterpress has disappeared and the muffled, blurred effect of pixellated images has become universal.

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  • In distant parts of the building I heard the muffled slamming of doors.

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  • He heard Gladys' muffled alarm at least twice, and someone rummaging around the kitchen, all well before the light gave a hint of welcoming Sunday.

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  • Splintering and groaning filled the air, followed by muffled crashes as the trees behind the Others toppled into the snow.

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  • There had been a ' muffled explosion ' in one of the nearby Underground tunnels, and they were evacuating.

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  • If the canal is excessively swollen, hearing may become muffled.

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  • Dare to knock with a loud thud in muffled orange fingerless gloves.

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  • Because the vocal cords are located in the larynx just below the area of the epiglottis, the swollen epiglottis makes the patient's voice sound muffled and strained.

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  • Older children often complain of muffled hearing or a sense of fullness in the ear.

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  • It may be helpful, though, to invest in an external microphone if you want to capture sounds that may otherwise be muffled by the camera's microphone.

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