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synonyms for susurrus

  • babble
  • buzz
  • drone
  • grumble
  • hum
  • humming
  • mumble
  • murmuration
  • mutter
  • muttering
  • purr
  • rumble
  • rumor
  • sigh
  • susurration
  • undertone
  • whisper
  • whispering
  • buzzing
  • sough

antonyms for susurrus

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  • quiet
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How to use susurrus in a sentence

Slowly the soft susurrus background song of the big wheel penetrated consciousness, and another, closer roar.
WHERE I WASN'T GOINGWALT RICHMOND
As they lay there the slow, monotonous susurrus of the sea made a deep accompaniment to their words.
THE STOLEN SINGERMARTHA IDELL FLETCHER BELLINGER
There was not a sound about them save the susurrus of their feet going through the moonflowers.
PHARAIS AND THE MOUNTAIN LOVERSFIONA MACLEOD
Though in the forest no travelling susurrus was audible, the wind had arisen again upon the heights.
PHARAIS AND THE MOUNTAIN LOVERSFIONA MACLEOD
They went on with the murmur and susurrus of their communion, while Charity looked askance at the three men.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
There was no speckle of light to classify and ignore, no susurrus of air molecules raining against the eardrum.
INSTINCTGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
The contagion of suspense was in the air,—you seemed to catch it in the faint susurrus of the poplars.
LEAVES FROM A FIELD NOTE-BOOKJ. H. MORGAN
On either hand, cliffs rose up, and the susurrus of waves breaking on sand could be heard in the distance.
A KNYGHT THER WASROBERT F. YOUNG
They are the susurrus of the breeze before the storm, and you await what is to follow with palpitating heart.
THE JOURNAL OF A DISAPPOINTED MANWILHELM NERO PILATE BARBELLION
Let smiles mantle—and that sweet, soft, low sound be heard, the susurrus.
RECREATIONS OF CHRISTOPHER NORTH, VOLUME 2JOHN WILSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUSURRUS

  • sough
  • susurrant
  • susurration
  • susurrus
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