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mute

Short Definition : silent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of

Definition
(noun) a deaf person who is unable to speak
Definition
(noun) a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
Definition
(verb) deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
Synonyms : damp , dampen , dull , muffle , tone down

Definition
(adj) expressed without speech
Synonyms : tongueless , unspoken , wordless
Example Sentence
  • a mute appeal
  • a silent curse
  • best grief is tongueless
  • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
  • unspoken grief
  • choking exasperation and wordless shame

Definition
(adj) unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
Synonyms : dumb , silent

muted

Short Definition : silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise

Definition
(adj) in a softened tone
Synonyms : hushed , quiet , subdued
Example Sentence
  • hushed voices
  • muted trumpets
  • a subdued whisper
  • a quiet reprimand

Definition
(adj) being or made softer or less loud or clear
Synonyms : dull , muffled , softened
Example Sentence
  • the dull boom of distant breaking waves
  • muffled drums
  • the muffled noises of the street
  • muted trumpets

mutilate

Short Definition : maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part

Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : cut up , mangle
Example Sentence
  • The madman mutilates art work

Definition
(verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable
Synonyms : mangle , murder
Example Sentence
  • The tourists murdered the French language

Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : mar
Example Sentence
  • mutilated bodies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mutilate

late aa vandhaa muttiliya adi vizhum - mutilate
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by raman_dec

mutiny is late now.. destroy something completely(to damage severely, especially by violently removing a part) or amputate
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by arshnagpal

muti(ny)+late was attacked late nite was severely injured
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by crazylooks

mutilate - muti(URINE)+late .....will destroy kidney lol.
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by amitrathi

LATE resembles death soo body is destroyed ..
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by arram sudhamsh reddy

Mutilate sounds like MOTI- लेट...so when a MOTI girl lie (लेट) on smthng..it destroys completely
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by nishantkhandelwal1923

He received injuries to the extent that made him mute. He may succummed to injuries and people may put late before his name e.g. late John
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by aslam_y

mutinous

Short Definition : unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer

Definition
(adj) disposed to or in a state of mutiny
Example Sentence
  • the men became mutinous and insubordinate

Definition
(adj) consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny
Example Sentence
  • mutinous acts
  • mutinous thoughts
  • a mutinous speech

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mutinous

We all remember "Sepoy Mutiny" of 1857.
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by garrulous

try to extract mute + tiny from this word...so someone who is neither mute nor tiny... (in thoughts) can be rebellious. mutiny means open rebellion against constituted authority(especially by soldiers against their officers)
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by Administrator

mute + ni= ab hum mutenirahengey= REBEL
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by friendofafriend

mutans of xmen movie are rebellious
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by pragati_gupta

mutinous Moti(fat)+No fat person can be more rebellious
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by machpatel

mutter

Short Definition : utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones

Definition
(noun) a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
Definition
(noun) a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
Definition
(verb) talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
Synonyms : maunder , mumble , mussitate

Definition
(verb) make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
Synonyms : croak , gnarl , grumble , murmur
Example Sentence
  • she grumbles when she feels overworked

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mutter

mutter=murmur=utter..
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by tejaswi.007

myopic

Short Definition : nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia

Definition
(adj) unable to see distant objects clearly
Synonyms : nearsighted , shortsighted

Definition
(adj) lacking foresight or scope
Example Sentence
  • a short view of the problem
  • shortsighted policies
  • shortsighted critics derided the plan
  • myopic thinking

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for myopic

With My Opaque lenses I will be short sighted
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by ksameer_coep

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