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How to use murmur in a sentence

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
Here Mr. Pickwick paused, and a low murmur ran round the table.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
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admonition

WORDS RELATED TO MURMUR

  • bellyached
  • carped
  • droned
  • fussed
  • griped
  • groused
  • grumbled
  • howled
  • kicked
  • mewled
  • moaned
  • murmured
  • puled
  • repined
  • snivelled
  • sobbed
  • wailed
  • whimpered
  • yowled
  • 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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