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muffle up

To dampen or silence a loud noise. A noun or pronoun can be used between "muffle" and "up." The assassin used a pillow to muffle up the sound of the gun. I put on extra thick socks to muffle my footsteps up, but Tom was still able to hear me. The walls in our apartment do almost nothing to muffle up the sounds coming from the adjoining room.
See also: up

muffle something up

to deaden or stifle a sound. Betty tried to muffle the sounds up, but everyone heard what was going on. She muffled up the sounds.
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This plays a role in cutting test time, compared to the relatively static conditions found in the conventional muffle furnace/porcelain crucible combination.
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All I had to do was open my mouth, and everyone around me would be gone." Elsewhere in the novel, the detective gives the name "Muffle Mouth" to a stranger who makes threatening, voice-disguised phone calls.
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This not only muffles the voice of the poems, but on occasion makes the diction of the poems seem a bit abstract or even slack in ways that are not the case when one hears Toure perform them.
What interested Martin Plath of Hamburg University in Germany and his colleagues was what happens when muffles adapt to life in a pitch-black cave.
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