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  • n. Plural form of sibilance.


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  • “He expects to claim Tie-tan and its technology as his own,” the Gorn said in a voice that sang with low growls and soft sibilances.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • From her lips came the same hideous soft sibilances, and Bran, though he had already known the grisly secret of her being, knew that never again could he touch her save with soul-shaken loathing.

    Wings in the Night

  • What they called themselves, we never knew; for none of our tribe ever learned the accursed hissing sibilances they used as speech; but we called them Children of the Night.

    People of the Dark

  • "I sleep in the palace chamber of Akbatana, " the sibilances continued.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • 'I sleep in the palace chamber of Akbatana,' the sibilances continued.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • There was a singing discernible on the line in the ensuing silence between them and, faintly, Nicholas could make out the inconstant sibilances of other voices, like ghosts ', raised in argument.

    The Ninja

  • ` I sleep in the palace chamber of Akbatana, 'the sibilances continued.

    Black Colossus

  • "I sleep in the palace chamber of Akbitana," the sibilances continued.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • And it was Luck that kept us there, sliding reassuring sibilances past our attentive ears, even when a man materialized out of nowhere, it seemed, with misgivings, and repeatedly stressed to us that we should ¨check around¨. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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