Sentence Examples with the word dulled

She twisted to see the Grey God, whose ashen face and dulled eyes were trained on the still body beside her.

The effect he had on human women was dulled on female Guardians, but she sensed his strange draw nonetheless and stared at him.

What was needed was a sense of justice and a sympathy with European affairs, but a remote sympathy not dulled by petty interests; a moral superiority over those sovereigns of the day who co-operated with him; a mild and attractive personality; and a personal grievance against Napoleon.

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The trickle of a familiar stream heightened her dulled senses, and she forced herself onward, through the brush and to the stream.

The sight dulled her desire.

His features were like his sister's, but while in her case everything was lit up by a joyous, self- satisfied, youthful, and constant smile of animation, and by the wonderful classic beauty of her figure, his face on the contrary was dulled by imbecility and a constant expression of sullen self- confidence, while his body was thin and weak.

The rays had to struggle through a disturbing medium; they reached him refracted, dulled and discoloured by the thick gloom which had settled on his soul, and, though they might be sufficiently clear to guide him, were too dim to cheer him.

He was compelled, however, to add that the lustre of his pontificate would be for ever dulled by the tragic fall of Constantinople, which the Turks took in 1453.

Metallic sodium possesses a silvery lustre, but on exposure to moist air the surface is rapidly dulled by a layer of the hydroxide.

The top opened of its own volition, revealing an aged stone dagger with dulled edges and a chipped stone hilt.