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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

But she only lifted a warning finger and made a sibilant sound with her lips, adjuring silence.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
Exemplify the sibilant impurity with such syllables as pish, false, traitress, miscreant.
But out of the muck-heap I picked five pearls—four sibilant nouns and a name that I knew before.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Grace whispered, but the sibilant swish of sounds seemed more resonant than an outspoken address might have.
The tones were first high, then low, never guttural, and possessed a certain sibilant quality.
Was it friend or enemy who evidently tried to attract her attention by this sibilant sound?
A sharp, sibilant whispering came from one of these figures, to be answered in an eager chorus from our bearers.
She heard the indistinct murmur of the priest's voice at intervals, followed by a sibilant sound as of whispers and sobs.
Once or twice there was a sibilant inrush of breath from some auditor too dumfounded for control.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
The rain drummed noisily on the roof and the soft swish of its descent into the grass rose to a clear, sibilant note.
THE SQUIRREL-CAGEDOROTHY CANFIELD

WORDS RELATED TO SIBILANT

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