Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With a low monotonous sound; with murmurs.

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Examples

  • He told himself calmly that those words had absolutely no sense which had seemed to rise murmurously from the dark.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • Abstractedly she watched the dancers for a few moments, commenting murmurously as a couple eddied near.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Perhaps sea and pine are one because the sea, too, is endlessly and murmurously alive.

    Takasago

  • The jungle, almost always murmurously quiet, had never seemed like the real enemy-and now Amalfi knew that his intuition had been right.

    Cities In Flight

  • The natives 'voices arose murmurously, for they felt it was not well to offend the strangers.

    The Eternal Maiden

  • The new parsonage at Rosemary is nearer the church than the old, -- but the old parsonage has more land, and its garden slopes gently downward to the little river, slipping murmurously away to the sea.

    Old Valentines A Love Story

  • "A bed by night, a hard-wood floor by day," Ken misquoted murmurously.

    The Happy Venture

  • Dutchman_, and presently he became aware of a soft strumming sound, and of a voice which sang murmurously:

    The Happy Venture

  • And he perfected the picture that he desired her to see by the assurance he gave murmurously from the darkness of the open door.

    The Judge

  • He told himself calmly that those words had absolutely no sense which had seemed to rise murmurously from the dark.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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