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murmur

1 verb
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds, Nature
mur‧mur1
1 [intransitive and transitive] 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.
2 [intransitive]DNC to make a soft, low sound:
The wind murmured through the trees.
3 [intransitive + against] literary especially British English to complain to friends and people you work with, but not officially
murmuring noun [uncountable and countable]
murmurings of discontent

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