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I suspect most amateur podcasters don’t even consider a wind screen, but after listening to a bit of level-spiking sibilance, you’ll understand exactly why this microphone add-on is so important.
The gentle sibilance of air drawn through the glowing nest of tobacco is the only sound.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
"I am here as a witness," a thousand mocking voices seemed to hiss in echoed sibilance.
GHETTO TRAGEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
She laughed, a mirthless sibilance that was marvelously like a snake's hissing, her eyes hard and dry.
Distress signals hissed into the atmosphere in urgent sibilance, then faltered and died away.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
Then the breaking of a twig and the sibilance of whispering voices—two of them—perhaps more.
THE VAGRANT DUKEGEORGE GIBBS
His voice, its guttural note alternating with a sibilance on certain words, betrayed no traces of agitation.
Long seams opened in the disturbed surface, and from them came a harsh sibilance as of a line of cavalry unsheathing sabres.
THE RIVER AND IJOHN G. NEIHARDT
There was not that sibilance and thunder that had turned me a bit gray inside at first sight of the Eagle.
THE RIVER AND IJOHN G. NEIHARDT
There was a hideous sibilance in it—Balthus turned cold at the implication.
BEYOND THE BLACK RIVERROBERT E. HOWARD

WORDS RELATED TO SIBILANCE

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