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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hmm.


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  • Treasure 'hmmed' softly, smiling, and sipped her coffee.


  • "Hmm," he hmmed, as he considered my complex a-a-a-a rhyme scheme.

    A Session With My Poetry Coach

  • Her mother mm-hmmed as she stared intently at the kitchen floor, scanning for flecks of light, for sharp edges.

    GLASS • by Beth Langford

  • Last year I kept my eye on a copy of the Pléiade edition of Chrétien de Troyes, Œuvres complètes in Blackwell's and I hmmed and hawed for months.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Dr. Conrad “hmmed” a couple of times, then jotted something down on a notepad he kept beside his computer.

    Love and Death


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