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  • n  a deaf person who is unable to speak
  • s  lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

  • Such small, unredressed tragedies as these are at the silent, solitary heart of McCullers' first novel, which centers on a deaf-mute and a teenage tomboy living in a small Georgia .
  • Lang was a deaf-mute who communicated solely by gestures and rough drawings.
  • Rinko Kikuchi's breakthrough performance as a troubled, sexually exploring, deaf-mute teenager in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Babel was so convincing that co-star Cate Blanchett .
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  • Don’t offend speech-impaired community
    To continuously refer to Reynaldo Munoz as a deaf-mute is offensive to the hearing and speech-impaired community. Deaf suffices. Sadly he could not hear their screams over the WaveRunner, which is obviously more valuable than a human life in our fair state.
    June 20, 2013 - Miami Herald
  • Download wake-u…
    Prosecutors in Miami-Dade County have decided not to file charges in the fatal 2011 shooting of a deaf-mute man who tried to steal a WaveRunner from a waterfront home.
    June 19, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
  • No charges in Fla. WaveRunner theft shooting
    Prosecutors in Miami-Dade County have decided not to file charges in the fatal 2011 shooting of a deaf-mute man who tried to steal a WaveRunner from a waterfront home.
    June 19, 2013 - WFLX FOX 29

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