Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of murmur.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of murmur.

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Examples

  • After he asked the children to name the people on whom they relied for help and support every day ( "My teachers!" answered a first-grade girl in a pink shirt), Milken revealed that one lucky teacher would be awarded $25,000, a sum met with awed murmurs from the audience.

    Loudoun County elementary teacher wins Milken Educator Award

  • With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu balancing a strangely adolescent courtship of both his right-wing coalition and the American-led peace process with the Palestinians, murmurs from the Israeli left wing have been especially indistinct lately.

    Adam Chandler: Is There an Israeli Left Left?

  • “The project, from CBS Studios, is set in a world where time travel is a reality and centers on the Commission, an agency that detects and corrects alterations in time called murmurs, ensuring that history remains unchanged.”

    CBS Developing Time Travel Drama Called MURMURS – Collider.com

  • It's as if Gary Glitter was the guest, they asked him about his favourite photographs, and he passed a few round to appreciative murmurs from the TMS team.

    Archive 2005-08-28

  • Across his chanting and his "padding" in the sand came murmurs from the crowd.

    The Shagganappi

  • Before Lord Evergood could say a word murmurs arose in every part of the hall.

    Ginx's Baby. His Birth and other Misfortunes: A Satire

  • Project is "set in a world where time travel is a reality and centers on the Commission, an agency that detects and corrects alterations in time called murmurs, ensuring that history remains unchanged."

    Televisionary

  • Yutaka murmurs that his wife, too, can be less than understanding at times.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • January 14th, 2010 Rap superstar JAY-Z has dismissed online critics who have likened his new music video to "devil worship" - calling the murmurs "silly" and "ignorant."

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • He and Senator Clinton sounded the same themes, Healy wrote, "yet Mr. Obama proved more expansive by bringing up the Palestinians and ruminating on the Holocaust and slavery and on cynicism in politics", which caused "murmurs" from the audience.

    Tom Hayden: Obama's Silence

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