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making very little or no noise
a soft sound is quiet and pleasant to listen to
a muffled sound is not easy to hear because it is blocked by something
not as loud as usual
a small voice or sound is quiet
a light sound is very quiet
in a way that does not make much noise
a monotone sound is always the same and never gets louder or quieter, or higher or lower
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a boat that someone lives in as their home
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
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Free thesaurus definition of describing sounds that are quiet and or soft from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.