|Category:||2. Conventional means; spoken language|
aphonous, dumb, mute; deaf-mute, deaf and dumb; mum; tongue-tied; breatless, tongueless, voiceless, speechless, wordless; mute as a fish, mute as a stockfish, mute as a mackerel; silent (taciturn); muzzled; inarticulate, inaudible., croaking, raucous, hoarse, husky, dry, hollow, sepulchral, hoarse as a raven; rough.
with bated breath, with the finger on the lips; sotto voce; in a low tone, in a cracked voice, in a broken voice.
vox faucibus haesit [Vergil].
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