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The slurring of relationships and transactions has effects ranging from the gruesome to the melancholy.

Shawn and Shelley sat in the sun at the pool until Jerry Lee came out, looking mean and slurring his words.

He did not appear drunk in any obvious weaving, slurring way.

It turns out that as a slurring, stumbling Weeble Wobble of a trophy wife, Akerman really shines.

Slurring her words and stumbling on her delivery, people wondered aloud if, gasp, Sawyer was drunk on air.

A further example of the slurring over of syllables by the uneducated (qu' for que, m' for me, vot' for votre, Etc.).

Nothing so quickly gives an effect of slovenly speech as the slurring of consonants, where it is not generally adopted.

The most common fault is indistinctness—slurring over or leaving out notes.

On came the figure, its long arms swinging mechanically, and its feet slurring over the stone pavement.

Even as a tiny boy he had brazened it out, boasting of his mental achievements and slurring the weakness of his stunted body.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slurring, such as: disgrace, zing, snub, vilify, blot, and traduce.

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