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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.
Her mother mm-hmmed as she stared intently at the kitchen floor, scanning for flecks of light, for sharp edges.
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.
Dr. Conrad “hmmed” a couple of times, then jotted something down on a notepad he kept beside his computer.