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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
The door banged shut behind him and I heard him at the foot of the stairs roaring "Ho-ho-there-ho!"
She fell to her task again, only now she began to hum softly, thus shutting me off entirely.
In a moment Skipper Worse was wide awake, and began to hum, as she moved her fingers along the lines.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Matt listened to the steady hum of the Comet's twin cylinders with an exultation he could not conceal.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The men did “hold on” most powerfully; they did more, they hauled upon the rope, hand over hand, to a “Yo-heave-ho!”
Many, therefore, who did not assent to all that the King had said, joined in a loud hum of approbation when he concluded.
Softly Amy began to hum a popular song, but Mollie interrupted her impatiently.
Another hour, and a rising hum from a buzzer beside him gave warning of approach to the destination he had fixed.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION