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murmur

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • finished the tedious job without a murmur

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2 speech that is not clear enough to be understood
  • could just barely hear the murmurs of the audience

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murmur

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of murmur (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • no prisoner dared murmur out loud

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2 to speak softly and unclearly
  • a college professor who tends to murmur

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The first known use of murmur was in the 14th century

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“Murmur.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/murmur. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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