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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.
RELAX AND FIGHT OFF SORENESS WITH THESE MASSAGERS THAT ARE ON SALESTACK COMMERCEOCTOBER 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
ERICK FEDDE STUMBLES EARLY, NATS’ BATS FIZZLE LATE AS BRAVES COMPLETE DOUBLEHEADER SWEEPJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was the low-level murmur of two people who had forgotten to go on mute, followed by giggling.
A LATINA LAWMAKER SPOKE ABOUT RACISM ON ZOOM. OVER GIGGLES, PEOPLE DISCUSSED HER ACCENT.REBECCA TANMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Indians, standing on the doorway, also fell on their knees, and a low-whispered murmur was heard.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They did not shout as they took their gifts; but still the murmur ran from mouth to mouth: "Bella Madonna, bella Madonna."
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MURMUR

  • drone
  • fizz
  • fizzle
  • hiss
  • hum
  • murmur
  • purr
  • ring
  • ringing
  • sibilation
  • whir
  • whisper
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