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  • n. Plural form of muttering.

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Examples

  • Mood index: slightly horrified: early morning mutterings from the AP newswire:

    August 3rd, 2005

  • There were mutterings from the younger men, who had wives to seek, and from the older men, who had daughters to fetch prices, and a low hum of rage rose higher and clearer.

    The Sunlanders

  • "Good night," and after that no sound broke the silence, except sundry mutterings from the Irishman, who had discovered an enormous frog under his bed, and his beloved pointer pup inside the blankets serenely sleeping.

    The Rhodesian

  • The equity of that government is justly suspected by others which is so suspicious of itself as to take notice of, or be influenced by, the secret, various, uncertain mutterings of the common people.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • a youth player and barely a day goes by without at least some mutterings from the Spanish champions about how Fábregas is destined to return home.

    The Guardian World News

  • They preach to their minions’ half-truths, falsities, and destructive examples that inflate egos, separate people of differing beliefs and life-styles, and they do so with a high and mighty commanding declaration that their mutterings are the truths that their congregation was heretofore denied.

    ...And God Said

  • After that I look at RTE's Six One News with Lee outside Leinster House speaking of "mutterings" against Kenny in Fine Gael.

    Irish Blogs

  • He made it a point to identify all of them, receiving, while he did so, scowls and mutterings, and reciprocating with cocky bullyings and threatenings.

    CHAPTER III

  • Beyond shakings of heads and dark mutterings, I can get nothing out of Wada or the steward.

    CHAPTER XXXI

  • They saved their mutterings for the barracks at night, where he could not hear.

    Chapter 3

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