They proved insufficient; sputterings burst forth between his fingers.
But now, as in the past, her calm assurance put him out of countenance and his wild anathemas died away in sputterings.
Diligently scanning the Pandour stragglings and sputterings round him, which are clearly on the increasing hand.
Her German was the musical tongue of the Viennese, possessing none of the gutturals and sputterings.
The television set went dead, but there were hissings and sputterings in its interior.