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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that causes loss of hearing.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used with object) : The accident deafened him for life. ,The pounding of the machines deafened us
  • He snorted deafeningly, like a scornful carthorse.
  • Indeed, the noise was now almost deafeningly loud.
  • The train, rounding the curve, whistled deafeningly. for more
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