Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of whispering.

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Examples

  • What a sublime contrast is this "loud cry" to the magical "whisperings" and "mutterings" of which we read in Isa 8: 19;

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Softly throbbing, voice and strings arose on sensuous crests of song, died away to whisperings and caresses, drifted through love-dusks and twilights, or swelled again to love-cries barbarically imperious in which were woven plaintive calls and madnesses of invitation and promise.

    CHAPTER III

  • And ever in vaguest whisperings and clearest trumpet-calls came the message that sometime, somewhere, somehow, he would run Luck down, make himself the master of Luck, and tie it and brand it as his own.

    Chapter VI

  • In the other corner Rivera had been noting suspicious whisperings.

    The Mexican

  • Dick made signs for them to follow, and led the way through the dark-shadowed water into the crypt, where, treading water, they joined Paula in subdued whisperings and gigglings.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • And there was more that passed through her mind — sensations of tiredness and loneliness; trampling squadrons and shadowy armies of vague feelings and vaguer prompting; and deeper and dimmer whisperings and echoings, the flutterings of forgotten generations crystallized into being and fluttering anew and always, undreamed and unguessed, subtle and potent, the spirit and essence of life that under a thousand deceits and masks forever makes for life.

    Chapter XIV

  • The hours with the stars and the flowers, under the green trees with the whisperings of breezes in the grass.

    CHAPTER XI

  • And you know how the priests 'quick whisperings led the mob to cry out for the release of the murderer Bar-Abba.

    Chapter 17

  • It was the whisperings of her womanly nature that caused her to shrink from any unmaidenly action, not Margaret's counsel.

    Mary Barton

  • Two new developments arrive this morning related to the whisperings that Summit Entertainment is considering shooting the next film in the “Twilight” series (which may actually be two films) somewhere in Louisiana.

    TWILIGHT SAGA NEWS PART TWO MAY 19TH: ROBERT PATTINSON, KRISTEN STEWART, ECLIPSE & MORE | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

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