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muffle

US [ˈmʌf(ə)l]
UK ['mʌf(ə)l]
  • n.(反刍动物等的)上唇露肉部分和鼻子;拳击用手套;疯子用皮手套;围巾
  • v.压抑(声音);使(声音)降低;使听不清;蒙住(以保暖)
  • Web马弗炉;捂住;裹住
Simple Present:muffles  Present Participle:muffling  Past Tense:muffled  
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v.
1.
~ sth
压抑(声音);使(声音)降低;使听不清to make a sound quieter or less clear
He tried to muffle the alarm clock by putting it under his pillow.
他把闹钟塞在枕头底下,想减低声音。
2.
~ sb/sth (up) in sth
裹住,覆盖,蒙住(以保暖)to wrap or cover sb/sth in order to keep them/it warm
She muffled the child up in a blanket.
她用毯子将孩子裹得严严实实。

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