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Pausing at the threshold before opening the door, the sonorous mumble sounding through the deal panels misled me.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The blows of the ax, off in the chaparral, were louder in their ears now, and they could hear a mumble of voices.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Bristow made no comment on this, and Mattie, turning slowly away from him, began to mumble something.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Inside45 the parlor could be heard the mumble of men's voices.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
She waited until he answered, in an indistinct mumble, that he did not know.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
In this village you will mumble over the bans without one of your congregation ever taking heed of the name.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
First of all I made her give me a good bit of bacon, and then I began to mumble a few words in Romany.
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
A hurried, anxious mumble seemed to show that the unfortunate Pedro made his excuse; but she waved them away.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The noise of the tavern rose from a tiny mumble to a clattering surf, to a huge and saw-edged wave.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
It was quiet, too; oddly quiet in spite of the dull mumble that rose from thousands of throats.
ONCE TO EVERY MANLARRY EVANS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MUMBLE

  • buzz
  • confidence
  • disclosure
  • divulgence
  • gossip
  • hint
  • hum
  • hushed tone
  • innuendo
  • insinuation
  • low voice
  • mumble
  • murmur
  • mutter
  • report
  • secret
  • secret message
  • sigh
  • susurration
  • undertone
  • word
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