murmur
[ mur-mer ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Late-Middle English; from the Old French murmure, from murmurer "to murmur," from the Latin murmurare, from murmur "a murmur"
Synonyms
verb
whispermuttermumble
Antonyms
verb
shoutholleryell
Definition
verbto speak in a low tone or indistinctly
Examples
verbA) He tends to murmur when he speaks in public because he is uncomfortable. B) No matter how low Jilly would murmur, her mom was still able to hear her all the way from the kitchen.
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