What is the opposite of mute?

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Adjective
Opposite of not physically having the power of speech
“He was a vocal child and classroom leader. However, oftentimes his poor behavior impeded classroom learning.”
Adjective
Opposite of refraining from speech or temporarily speechless
“She is a most improbable superstar, this small, talkative, unshowy, and resoundingly English mother of two.”
Adjective
Opposite of not expressed in speech
Spoken words, even a mouthed confession of faith, mean nothing without the behavior to back it up.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a lack or absence of sound
“On the other side of a barbed-wire fence, a herd of Holsteins turns its full attention to the noisy newcomers.”
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be heard or not loud enough to be heard
Adjective
Opposite of not expressed loudly, strongly or openly
Adjective
Opposite of diminished by interference
Adjective
Opposite of not openly expressed but implicit or understood
Adjective
Opposite of not clearly expressed or pronounced
Adjective
Opposite of deep or resonant in sound or tone
“The neck humbucker is very clear and bluesy and has a nice full sound when overdriven.”
Verb
Opposite of to muffle or deaden the sound of
“It is important to use speakers to amplify the volume to ensure that everyone can hear the audio on the video clips.”
Verb
Opposite of to reduce the strength or intensity of
“In a panic that is not all or even principally selfish, the clergy are losing their acuteness and making blunders which only serve to intensify the hatred of their opponents.”
Verb
Opposite of to make less strong or intense
Verb
Opposite of to deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
Verb
(aggravate) Opposite of to suppress the noise or speech of
Verb
(aid) Opposite of to suppress the noise or speech of
Verb
(of sound) Opposite of to lower in volume
Verb
Opposite of to stop the noise of or make quiet
“Huge crowds had turned out to see him speak about his emotional healing journey and applaud his bravery.”
Verb
Opposite of to become, or to make, less bright, especially of a light source
“There are dome lights to illuminate the cabin for night flying and, in addition, electric side-light fixtures for reading.”
Noun
(technology) Opposite of a sound setting that has been turned off
“I have set the volume to loud to make sure that I do not miss any important calls.”
Noun
Opposite of supporting actor or actress
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