Are you talking about your battle with rheumatoid arthritis and the need to deaden the pain of it?
Now he tapped gently on the cut glass with an iron chisel, whose head was covered by a piece of felt cloth to deaden the sound.
Ought she not to hold it apart, and to shield it with her hand to deaden its brightness?
He repeated the word to himself a thousand times to deaden his suspense and apprehension.
Even concussion of the brain had failed to deaden the memory of that awful night.
Don't you think there is something elemental in most of us which no veneer of civilisation or artificial living can ever deaden?
It would cripple his energies, and deaden his desire for active employment.
Ten years of prison, it will be hereafter noticed, did not deaden his Gilbert and Ralegh.
A caution when the vessel is luffed up to deaden her way, followed by "heave."
Fog, which one would naturally suppose would obscure or deaden the light, has instead great illuminating power.