Roleset id: mute.01 , to soften, quiet, Source: , vncls: , framnet: mute.01: MUTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'mute' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus; adjectival 'muted' based on BOLT-4,5. Member of VNcls remedy-45.7 (from mute.01-v) MUTED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from muted.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: causer of quietness, agent (vnrole: 45.7-agent)
Arg1-PPT: entity muted (vnrole: 45.7-patient)
Example: mute-v: transitive
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive
But President Bush is expected [*-1] to veto the congressional legislation and that-2 , along with the easy approval of the Pennsylvania measure , is likely [*-2]to mute the abortion-rights activists ' claims of momentum and underline the challenges faced [*] by this resurgent movement .
Arg1: the abortion-rights activists ' claims of momentum
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Also ... it 's remarkable how muted the Forum wingnuts are about all this .
Arg1: the Forum wingnuts
Argm-adv: about all this