Definitions for "Deaden"
Keywords:  lessen, vigor, headway, blunt, momentum
To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound.
To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.
lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"
To make vapid or spiritless; as, to deaden wine.
make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"
To deprive of gloss or brilliancy; to obscure; as, to deaden gilding by a coat of size.
make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
Keywords:  globules, chalk, shaking, grey, mercury
convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
To render impervious to sound, as a wall or floor; to deafen.
cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"