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whispering

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  • adj.murmuring
  • nounsoft speaking

synonyms for whispering

  • buzzing
  • humming
  • rustling
  • susurrant
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antonyms for whispering

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  • howling
  • screaming
  • shouting
  • yelling
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How to use whispering in a sentence

The whisperings I heard of brand deals and $5,000 contracts for a set of Instagram stories hovered just above me, something that only felt attainable with a college degree and a day job in marketing.
WEALTH INEQUALITY EXISTS AMONG INFLUENCERS, TOOBEATRICE FORMANSEPTEMBER 1, 2021VOX
Once they parked, there was presumably some frantic whispering, and lots of cussing.
THE BALLAD OF THE CHOWCHILLA BUS KIDNAPPINGKALEB HORTONJULY 23, 2021VOX
A refrigerator’s noise runs on average at 50 decibels, while a whispering conversation hovers around 20 decibels.
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The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
And Tony leaned over as he talked, bringing their lips within whispering distance.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
How still it was, with only the voice of the sea whispering through the reeds that grew in the salt-water pools!
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Edna could hear the whispering voices of dead men and the click of muffled gold.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I lay against a corner of the stockade seat, listening to the wind whispering and to the ceaseless drip-drip of the trees.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The keyboards are on the north side of the chancel, inside the organ case, and can be seen from the "whispering gallery."
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Against the sides of the Loulia she heard the Nile water whispering softly, whispering surely to her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO WHISPERING

  • blabbing
  • blabby
  • giving away
  • prattling
  • spilling
  • talebearing
  • taletelling
  • whispering
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