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synonyms for purling

  • babble
  • bubble
  • crow
  • lap
  • plash
  • purl
  • ripple
  • slosh
  • splash
  • wash
  • sew
  • bind
  • unite
  • mend
  • fasten
  • weave
  • web
  • intermingle
  • join
  • secure
  • cable
  • repair
  • heal
  • affix
  • contract
  • affiliate
  • interlace
  • link
  • connect
  • tie
  • net
  • ally
  • spin
  • loop
  • crochet
  • purl
  • moan
  • growl
  • purr
  • babble
  • whisper
  • stammer
  • burble
  • mutter
  • hum
  • utter
  • mumble
  • gurgle
  • trickle
  • flow
  • vocalize
  • stutter
  • drip
  • verbalize
  • rumble
  • drone
  • buzz
  • ripple
  • tinkle
  • voice
  • meander
  • susurrate
  • purl
  • stage-whisper
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How to use purling in a sentence

The baby stopped altogether, her ear intrigued by the purling Gaelic.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Purling at his feet, bubbling from an invisible source, was a brook of clear, cold water.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
And she appeared not to be addressing him, but speaking to the purling waters, which for ever fell back into the drowned bowl.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
At last the purling ripple of the river sounded through the still dawn in front.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
The road sloped steeply down to the edge of a small river which swept purling between reed-fringed banks.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
I regarded with pleasure this little stream leaping among the stones, and listened to its purling song.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
His mind was hardly more than a music-box eternally purling one little tune: "Persis-Persis-Persis!"
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Our tents shall be spread alongside the purling brook, hard by some larger body of water.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
She heard the purling of water and saw, but dimly, something dark moving towards her.
BLUE ROBIN, THE GIRL PIONEERRENA I. HALSEY
A purling stream gave its waters freely, while the grateful breezes cooled the air.
AUDUBON AND HIS JOURNALS, VOL. 2MARIA R. AUDUBON
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