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n. - A complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone; A low continuous indistinct sound adj. - Making a low continuous indistinct sound.

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Usage examples (38)
  • Like murmuring waves
  • Verb (used with object) : He murmured a threat as he left the room
  • As we listened, I recall murmuring something to the effect of, "It's the phrasing, isn't it?" only to have Torm√© correct me.
  • Of course, given Labour's falling poll ratings, this kind of murmuring ishardly surprising.
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