Antonyms for hummed

  • speak clearly
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It whirled, hummed in the air, and then cracked on the shoulders of Andrew.

"I'm twenty-one and she's eighteen," hummed the ward under its breath.

She did not answer, but hummed a little tune and looked up at the tree-tops.

I have carried it about in my pocket and hummed it over all day.

Gervaise, with her head spinning from too much drink, hummed the refrain with him.

Some minutes passed in a silence that hummed with questions.

He looked out of the window, hummed a tune, and then added: "Let's see, what did you say your name was?"

"Often," said Aggie, and she hummed a music-hall tune as she skipped and tripped along.

"Not bad," they answered, and then hummed or whistled as they went on with their making-up.

He was a Methodist, and hummed psalm tunes as he went about his work.