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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of slur.
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- adj. Marked with a slur; performed in a smooth, gliding style, like notes marked with a slur.
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- adj. spoken as if with a thick tongue
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She came toward me and began speaking in slurred speech.
The only problem was that Martini had received a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, inviting the prospect of another pontificate ending in slurred speech and trembling hands.
The first, in slurred Spanish, kept calling me "Jefe" (chief), a distancing form of address to say the least (think of "amigo" as a way of including someone and you'll see what I mean).
Sometimes they got to be very hurried, and then Mrs. Dennistoun saw as in a glass the impatient husband waiting, wondering what she could constantly find to say to her mother; sometimes they were long and detailed, and that meant, as would appear perhaps by a phrase slurred over in the postscript, that Phil had gone away somewhere.
Bickett's speech was described as "slurred" in a booking report posted on the Goshen County Sheriff's Department website.
'' I'm someone who's been very used to being in the centre of some quite critical discussions, but to have your name slurred is difficult for you and difficult for your family and difficult for people who know you, '' he said.
Here mundane mischief is transformed into a religious rite, partly thanks to Vigo's trademark form of slow motion, which the film critic James Agee called "slurred."
“Let me ask you something,” he says in a voice that might best be described as a slurred croak.
Turn off the Tap Know the early signs of drunkenness, such as slurred words, obscenities or unusual confessions.
Yeah, well, if you all want to keep living in the style to which you’ve become accustomed the last word slurred w/ sleep, and Peter yelps, he puts his hand over the phone, shouts, He’s drunk, too!