He covered one ear to mute the passing traffic.
Lisa stared in mute horror.
With only two weeks remaining before their wedding, that was a mute issue.
Carmen stopped washing the dish in her hand and stared at Mary in mute silence.
Should I at least remain mute that Julie had actually contacted the damn paper seeking the reward money?
The deaf mute was also concealed in the Temple.
This law gave increased freedom in the matter of the right of association and public meeting; but in the case of the Poles it was applied with such rigidity that, in order to evade it they held mute public meetings, resolutions being written up in Polish on a blackboard and passed by show of hands, without a word being said.1
Long kept mute by fear, the mass of the nation found a voice and demanded a total change of government.
There is little doubt that it would have been exterminated but for its stock being supplied in autumn by immigration, and for its shy and wary behaviour, especially at the breeding-season, when it becomes almost wholly mute, and thereby often escapes detection.
This expression in Princess Mary did not frighten them (she never inspired fear in anyone), but they knew that when it appeared on her face, she became mute and was not to be shaken in her determination.
The only possible consonantal nexus in purely Malay words is that of a nasal and mute, a liquid and mute and vice versa, and a liquid and nasal.
Under these mute self-effacing kings the progress of royal power was only the more striking.
"Well then," continued Prince Andrew to Alpatych, "report to them as I have told you"; and not replying a word to Berg who was now mute beside him, he touched his horse and rode down the side street.
The young poet wooed the girl with poems, romances, dramas and mute worship, but received nothing except chilling indifference and lively ridicule.
Laurent, to protect himself from the consequences of the substitution, replaced the wooden figure by a deaf mute, who was presently exchanged for the scrofulous child of the death certificate.
cind =quando) as in those derived from Slavonic; is represented by d or i, having the nasal sound of un in French; i and is at the end of a word are mute or short.
mute when necessary.
mute testimony to how passionately we are desired.
mute reminder of events that changed her life.
mute witness of days passed.
mute the microphone during a call by pressing both volume buttons simultaneously.
The mute button relates to a ' City mute button relates to a ' City Mute ' facility.
Other features include an all-in-one power, mute and battery status light, plus a power and mute switch.
Attention of this type will not help the selectively mute child to relax or feel any less self-conscious than they already do.
Then there's a strangely mute taxi driver in New York who fails to rise to even the most outrageous bait.
Then, the advantage of added raw speed in a notebook machine is relatively mute.
The Secretary of State remained mute on the matter.
The speaker is muted automatically when the control room muted automatically when the control room mute is active, to prevent feedback.
The Uists and Benbecula are noted for their breeding mute swan and greylag geese as well as whooper swans and white-fronted geese and duck.
On the lake look out for tufted duck, mallard, coots, moorhens and our resident mute swans.
By using the mute button on the interface we can cut out unwanted noise caused by the live handset.
sal nocht mute oute of burgh; Burgh Laws c. 7 (B ).
invoking the specter of dual loyalty to mute criticism and debate amounts to more than the everyday pollution of public discourse.
Killing of guard by the mute woman: entry & withdrawal of knife, blood spurt are all cut.
The dead bird is thought to be a mute swan.
If audio is used, creative must include a mute button or audio on/off toggle.
His mute entreaty could not shake the young yogi 's resolve.
" After a fleeting, illusive hope, prudence condemned me to acquiesce in the humble station of a mute.
Richemont's tale that the woman Simon, who was genuinely attached to him, smuggled him out in a basket, is simple and more credible, and does not necessarily invalidate the story of the subsequent operations with the deaf mute and the scrofulous patient, Laurent in that case being deceived from the beginning, but it renders them extremely unlikely.
2 a In discussing the value of medieval examinations of the kind described, Paulsen (The German Universities (1906), p. 25) asserts that they were well adapted to increase a student's alertness, his power of comprehending new ideas, and his ability quickly and surely to assimilate them to his own, and that " they did more to enable [students] to grasp a subject than the mute and solitary reviewing and cramming of our modern examinations can possibly do."
The Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (see Deaf And Dumb), on Kendall Green, in the north-eastern part of the city, is composed of Kendall school (a secondary school) and of Gallaudet College (called in1864-1893the National Deaf Mute College; the present name is in honour of Dr T.
First there are legends describing the quality of the seal or conveying a message to the recipient of the missive, as: Prive su (suis); prive su et poi conu (peu connu); sigillum secreti; secreti nuntius; je su mute; lel (loial) ami muet; je su sel bon e leel; veici parti lel; clausa secreta tego; signo secreta signo; secreta gero; si frangis, revelo; frange, lege, tege; brusset, liset, et celet; accipe, frange, lege; claude, repone, tege; missa lege, lecta tege; tecta lege, lecta tege; briset, vaez, lisez, craez; tene fidem; tenet la foy; softe and fayre.
A burges sal nocht mute oute of burgh; Burgh Laws c. 7 (B).
Invoking the specter of dual loyalty to mute criticism and debate amounts to more than the everyday pollution of public discourse.
Flash diffusers are not only a necessity for portrait, studio and wedding photography, but can mute harsh shadows in outdoor scenes.
The exception to this rule includes people with psychological disorders that either mute remorse over lying or lead the person to believe that the lie is indeed the truth.
Stage Four - The person will become unresponsive or mute during this time as dementia sets in.
Bolle's lenses have the ability to mute all light colors with the exception of yellow, which means that a tennis ball becomes obviously more visible against any background colors.
But all this is mute if you don't feel like your racing around at 180 m.p.h.
The child speaks normally in at least one environment, usually in the home, but a small percentage of children with mutism are mute at home.
In the case of selectively mute children, the anxiety responses are triggered by social interactions in settings such as school, the playground, or social gatherings.
Over time, a child with selective mutism becomes mute because of an inability to cope with fearful feelings that occur when he or she is expected to speak.
It is also important to realize that there are many intermediate steps between being mute and being verbal.
They also know that anxious children avoid situations they fear or (in the case of selectively mute children) avoid speech in anxiety-provoking situations.
Cognitive strategies for the selectively mute child aim to reduce the social anxiety that is often part of the disorder.
This process is combined with behavioral strategies that focus on helping the selectively mute child to talk in increasingly challenging situations.
She accented the dress with an equally mute colored scarf and delicate, sparkling bag.
Either avoid these videos completely, or if you aren't sure it's a prank then mute the sound and minimize the video so it doesn't fill the entire screen - this will reduce the shock factor if it's a prank.
Over 100 bullet holes bear mute testimony to that fact."
With just the push of a button, the owner can mute the cell phone's ringer or send calls into voicemail.
Many have suggested using the mute button to fully enjoy this DVD.
Due to the stress of the event, Tommy becomes semi-catatonic and goes blind, deaf and mute.
He opens his home to his followers and urges them to become deaf, blind and mute to understand his teachings.
If it starts automatically, you give your visitor no choice other than to mute or leave your site.
To add a mute or shut off button, place your HTML music code on the page where you want to display the button.
It's called being mute.
Perfectly free from every engagement but those which his own tastes imposed, easy in his circumstances, commanding just as much society, and that as select, as he pleased, with the noblest scenery spread out at his feet, no situation can be imagined more favourable for the 2 In 1775 he writes to Holroyd: " I am still a mute; it is more tremendous than I imagined; the great speakers fill me with despair; the bad ones with terror."
A child was in fact delivered to her agents, but he was a deaf mute.
In the same way the supporting vowel, which is regularly an e in CataIan, is often written a, especially after r (abra, ar bore m; astra, a s t r u m; para, p a t r e in); one may say that in the actual state of the language post-tonic e and a become indistinguishable in a surd sound intermediate between the French a and mute e.
Feminine rhymes are those ending in a mute e or a mute syllable.
MIO Console's powerful mixer supports both mono and stereo busses, with solo and mute functions for all input and master channels.
Wheatears were flying around as well, prior to emigration and the Mute Swan couple were accompanied by nine dirty gray cygnets.
On the quiet stretch of the river above the weir, a pair of Mute Swans are still accompanied by their two gray cygnets.
feminine rhymes are those ending in a mute e or a mute syllable.
lame leap like a deer, and the mute tongue shout for joy.
Also sounding more low-tech, but good to hear again, is Fad Gadget, who gets a Best Of from Mute.
The large islands near the eastern shore support breeding mallard mute swan and Canada goose.
It is used to mute the active microphone so that the other party cannot hear you.
mute the sound at any warning by pressing either the Menu or Store button.
mute the regular output of the device you are using.
A deaf mute, being asked, " What is forgiveness?
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