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Word: muted

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


Sentences Containing 'muted'

(This optimistic coda to the idea of the dying universe becomes somewhat muted when one attempts to estimate the timeline which will probably elapse before it spontaneously occurs.)
After a dramatic orchestral outburst, the movement reaches its conclusion, as the violin's final sustained notes are supported by the horn and muted upper strings, along with descending passages in the flute, bassoon, harp and pizzicato lower strings.
After a short guitar-like introduction, the first theme appears low on muted trumpets, and recurs four times during the piece.
After this, the drone is again prominent and the swarmandal plays an ascending scale, followed by a lone cello in descending scale that leads to the final verse in 16-beat tintal ("And the time will come when you see we're all one, and life flows on within you and without you") ending with the notes of the dilruba left hanging, until the tonal and spiritual tension is relieved by a muted use of canned laughter.
Because of this, scholarly reaction has been muted and dismissive.
Eligius, all filmed in a different style (e.g. black-and-white for the 1930s setting, muted colors for the 1940s).
Even Géricault's treatment of the sea is muted, being rendered in dark greens rather than the deep blues that could have afforded contrast with the tones of the raft and its figures.
In his first depiction, the brushstrokes are looser, it is not as detailed, there is less landscape, no elaborate headpiece, the colors are muted, and the drapes are green.
In time, the pronunciation 'Firozpur' slowly muted to 'Pirozpur'.
It begins on muted strings, and as more voices enter the texture thickens and the music becomes louder until the climax.
Niki Boyle of "Film List" a Scottish web magazine gave the film two out of five stars and said that "Hinds and Rampling are suitably low-key, and character actor Karl Johnson puts in a decent turn as a more poignant version of The Major from Fawlty Towers, but the whole thing feels utterly derivative, from the contrast between the muted-palette and light-saturated flashbacks, to the spare, mournful piano-and-violin score."
On 20 July, the day after the battle if the "Annales Complutenses" can be trusted, Alfonso's "alférez", Martín Alfónsez, confirmed a private donation to Sahagún. Likewise, the long-term effect of the battle was muted.
Post-modern architecture experiments, in both the 'historicist' and deconstructivist modes made an appearance in the 1980s, though the style was relatively muted in its expression.
The impact on wages and consumer sentiment was more muted.
The larger female is less striking with muted grey and brown markings.
The second movement is a lilting 6/8 siciliano played on muted strings and without winds or horns.
The sense of "déjà vu" is so overpowering that all of their emotional reactions are muted.
This criticism has been muted since the 2009 elevation of the HSBC Champions, held in China, to full WGC status.
This orange colouration is generally vibrant in adult males, and often quite muted in females.
Tony Mott of "Super Play" found the game to lack improvement over its 8-bit counterparts in gameplay, stating that the level layouts are "muted and appear regular when compared to the "X" series".
With his solo project “Remembering Miles“, Steen pays tribute to Miles Davis with his muted weaving, patient melodic development, and fiery aggression.

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