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 for muted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  muted \muted\ adj.
     1. same as quiet; as, the muted atmosphere of a church.
        Opposite of noisy.
     Syn: hushed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. softened; rendered less loud or harsh; -- of sounds and
        instruments which produce sounds; as, muted trumpets.
     Syn: dull, muffled, softened.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a
             subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand" [syn: hushed,
             muted, subdued, quiet]
      2: being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of
         distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises
         of the street"; "muted trumpets" [syn: dull, muffled,
         muted, softened]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "muted":
     accented, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental,
     articulated, assimilated, back, barytone, bated, bilabial, blind,
     broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, checked, close, consonant,
     consonantal, continuant, damped, dampened, dead, deadened, dental,
     dim, dissimilated, dorsal, dull, dulled, flat, front, glide,
     glossal, glottal, guttural, hard, heavy, high, intonated, labial,
     labiodental, labiovelar, lackluster, lateral, lax, light, lingual,
     liquid, low, lusterless, mat, mid, monophthongal, muffled, narrow,
     nasal, nasalized, occlusive, open, oxytone, palatal, palatalized,
     pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch,
     pitched, posttonic, retroflex, rounded, semivowel, smothered, soft,
     softened, sonant, sordo, stifled, stopped, stressed, strong,
     subdued, surd, syllabic, tense, thick, throaty, tonal, tonic,
     twangy, unaccented, unrounded, unstressed, velar, vocalic, vocoid,
     voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, weak, wide

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