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deaf•en



Pronunciation: (def'un), [key]
v.t.
1. to make deaf: The accident deafened him for life.
2. to stun or overwhelm with noise: The pounding of the machines deafened us.
3. deaden (def. 3).
4. Obs.to render (a sound) inaudible, esp. by a louder sound.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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