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murmuring

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

speech that is not clear enough to be understood
  • his surprising announcement brought murmurings from the crowd

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murmuring

adjective

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murmuring

verb
present participle of murmur

Synonyms & Antonyms of murmuring (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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“Murmuring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/murmuring. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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