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  • nounwhisper, swish
  • verbswish, whisper

synonyms for rustle

  • crackle
  • crepitation
  • crinkling
  • friction
  • noise
  • patter
  • ripple
  • rustling
  • sound
  • stir
See also synonyms for: rustling
  • tap
  • patter
  • hum
  • crinkle
  • crackle
  • murmur
  • sigh
  • crepitate
  • stir
  • whir
  • whoosh
  • whish
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  • silence
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    How to use rustle in a sentence

    Our hunter-gatherer ancestors survived by assuming every rustle in the grasses was a lurking hungry lion, not harmless birds hunting for seeds.
    BOOST YOUR MOOD WITH EMOTIONAL BRAIN TRAININGBY LAUREL MELLIN/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    If I can rustle horses I'll send these two boys on home, with a note to the old man explaining how the play came up.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    But the fronds of a palm-tree in the wind produce a noise that is unlike the rustle of any other foliage in the world.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    And before he had finished smiling, over the parquet floor behind him there came the light rustle of a dress.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    The faint rustle of the Black Hood's cape caused the messenger on the ground to look up.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    There was a rustle of expectancyupon the girls side, at leastat Assembly on Monday morning.
    THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
    I heard a strange rustle in the leaves of the small plants of the jungle; but nothing came of it.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    Eveline stepped softly behind his back, but the rustle of her silk dress betrayed her presence.
    BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
    Perhaps it was only on my side of the house, but there was enough to sway my curtains and rustle them more than I wanted.
    A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
    At the sound of his voice there was a rustle inside, and Clara showed her face over the shoulder of the driver.
    OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO RUSTLE

    • cockle
    • coil
    • crackle
    • crease
    • crimp
    • crimple
    • curl
    • fold
    • hiss
    • pucker
    • ruck
    • rumple
    • rustle
    • scallop
    • screw
    • scrunch
    • seam
    • swish
    • twist
    • whisper
    • wind
    • wreathe
    • wrinkle
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