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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MURMURING

Was it the murmuring of the dark stream as it washed upon the untrodden shore?

"John Barsad," repeated madame, after murmuring it once to herself.

Steenie went on for a while murmuring to himself at intervals.

Something very faint and distant, not unlike the murmuring in a sea-shell.

He was tossing feverishly from side to side, murmuring and muttering.

Behind, the Marchesino was murmuring to himself Neapolitan street expressions.

At that very moment Rosalie reduced them all to silence by murmuring: 'See!

And she wandered on, murmuring to herself "It must have two good marks, and——"

I bowed, murmuring something of the joy I felt and the devotion I should entertain.

"O yes, yes," he went on murmuring, as if talking to himself.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., verbal noun from murmur (v.).

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