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muffleverb [T]

 us   /ˈmʌf·əl/
to make a ​soundquieter and less ​clear: Ted and I ​looked at each other with ​openmouths and muffled ​ourlaughs in ​oursleeves.
muffled
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmʌf·əld/
I could ​hear muffled ​voices next ​door, but couldn’t make out any words.
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