Thesaurus / hiss
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The water rose along the ship's side with a hiss of faint motion, and descended again as if in stealthy silence.

NarcissusEvelyn Scott

When they caught sight of him, the crowd broke into a hiss of derision.

The Princess and CurdieGeorge MacDonald

Paul made a hiss which Bruno understood, and went at Muff more fiercely.

Martin seems even to giggle and sneer and hiss in type in such expressions as "tse, tse, tse."

The Beginners of a NationEdward Eggleston.

The hiss and splash of water arose directly from below, showing that the well-directed stream was now striking the fire.

Mother Carey's ChickenGeorge Manville Fenn

The lightning began to hiss and quiver, and the sky to open its wide jaws above them, as though to devour its prey.

Tonight will come the northern lights and they will hiss and pop and snap.

I hiss or cry 'Bravo' when the great actors come on shaking the stage.

He spoke softly, through tight lips, and his voice was as frightening as the hiss of a viper.

Pawnee Brown knew that hiss only too well, and leaping back he snatched a pistol from his belt.

The Boy Land BoomerRalph Bonehill

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