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noun as in low, continuous sound


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However, there’s some surprisingly good ANC out there that does a fine job of filtering everyday noise like the murmurs of a cafe, kids, and pets shuffling around the house, or traffic sounds outside the walls of an apartment.

Used this way, the fabric microphone might listen for murmurs.

This gun operates at a whisper-soft murmur, so you never have to worry about disturbing those around you, especially if you share a small space.

The game was a pitchers’ duel until, just like that, Pablo Sandoval swung the Atlanta Braves in front and turned Nationals Park into a gallery of light murmurs.

It was the low-level murmur of two people who had forgotten to go on mute, followed by giggling.

Selling off the extras, I saw my neighbor marvel at the scent and murmur that he wished he could afford one.

Then in a kind and soothing murmur he ran over the important points with Vance, who stood like one stunned.

The crowd on the floor responded with a half-hearted murmur of assent.

The mix of cooking segments, pop concerts, and celebrity interviews is met with an unappreciative murmur.

They occurred without a murmur of protest from the United States.

Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.

Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.

The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.

At the store he would never have given in, but he was not accustomed to hearing so loud a murmur of approval greet the opposition.

“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.

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On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to murmur, such as: buzz, hum, muttering, rumble, whisper, and babble.

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