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Any ambient sound that mimics the murmur of people talking and moving in the background should have the same effects.

Over the past couple of days, enough murmurs of Page’s suitability for the role of the iconic British secret service agent have spread across Twitter to give studios something to think about.

There were other murmurs about Brady’s ability to throw the long ball — a significant problem in Arians’s offense.

There were murmurs of addressing the hole with a trade for Kris Bryant.

Sound designer Mikhail Fiksel helps conjure such environments with background murmurs, rustling papers, a suitcase rolling across a Four Seasons lobby and more.

There was no applause, no murmuring, no debate; the crowd was simply, utterly, absolutely speechless.

Constance tipped her sunshade to shield her eyes, and she and Louis began a murmuring conversation which was impossible to catch.

She enjoys the first of her new supply while murmuring "how dreadful" while reading at breakfast of the sinking of the Lusitania.

It seems like only a few days ago that we were feverishly murmuring about the impending implosion of the global system.

Baker, murmuring a word of support for the vilified Brooks, noted that she had been on vacation when the offense occurred.

The Cockalorum pondered over this for a moment, and then murmuring, "I prefer croquet," floundered away through the waving grass.

Her soft murmuring voice has stolen into his brain; he hears it in the drip, drip of the rain on the sill outside.

She had no patterns to copy; but her imagination wandered through the green fields and by the murmuring brooks of her rural home.

The valley was arrayed in all the freshness and loveliness of spring; La Belle was murmuring her sweetest music.

But it is certain that, if there was murmuring among the Jacobites, it was disregarded by James.


On this page you'll find 205 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to murmuring, such as: grumbling, protesting, whining, accusing, bellyaching, and bewailing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.