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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmurmurmur‧mur1 /ˈmɜːmə $ ˈmɜːrmər/ ●○○ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]SAY to say something in a soft quiet voice that is difficult to hear clearly ‘Well done, ’ murmured George. The girl murmured something polite, and smiled. Julie turned over and murmured in her sleep.see thesaurus at say2 [intransitive]DNC to make a soft low sound The wind murmured through the trees.3 [intransitive + against] literary especially British EnglishCOMPLAIN to complain to friends and people you work with, but not officiallymurmuring noun [countable, uncountable] murmurings of discontent→ See Verb table
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murmurShe heard the priest murmuring a prayer at the front of the church.I murmured a prayer of thanks.He didn't murmur a single word of protest.David woke and heard them murmuring down on the ground floor - the sound of a cocktail party.He began stroking her hair and gently murmuring her name.He shook Wynne-Jones who murmured in his sleep, then began to weep.He murmured something, but she did not catch the words.The child murmured something in its sleep.The wind murmured through the trees.