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deaf

partially or totally unable to hear
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in their study said that diabetic patients were significantly deafer than normal population and the hearing loss affected higher frequencies in both sexes.
Angie, of Almondbury, said: "I woke up feeling a little woozy and when I spoke, my voice sounded louder on my right side - my deafer side - than usual.
I just seem to be getting deafer and people can do what they want to put me off.
Finally he pulled off its last leg and told it to jump, but it did not jump and Temel thought a little while and made a note on his notebook: "As you pull off the legs of a grasshopper, it becomes progressively deafer."