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Use "mutes" in a sentence
"I might add to the confusion and point out that Senator Obama is only half Christian (the other part he mutes, which is of Muslim tenets)."
" The choice of methods for pupils may often depend on their classification, as noted before, into deaf-mutes, that is, those who have never been able to hear; semi-mutes, those who have been able to hear and speak, and retain their speech to some extent; and semi-deaf, those able to hear a little."
"Three of these letters, P, T, K, are stops to the stream of vocal air, and are called mutes by grammarians; three, B, D, Ga, are preceded by"