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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stage-whisper.


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  • Every mangled limb, every shattered facade, every act of conditioned violence stage-whispers “Sacrifice” amid the gently weeping sound track and the faded – Saturday Evening Post color palette, with the overall effect evoking stateliness, esteem, even nostalgia — emotional luxuries that only a comfortable remove can give to the hectic, terrifying nature of combat.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • "Any ladies you've got your eye on?" she old-lady stage-whispers, leaning in like a drunk.

    Una LaMarche: Emmys: The Live Blog

  • The editor guy stage-whispers to Jay, “The kid's gonna be all right as long as he doesn't let this stuff go to his head.”

    Conjugating Verbs

  • It's a delicate little trick, that flick -- you either miss the sleight of hand and get sucked in, or you laugh when Criss Angel makes the fat tourist disappear under the tablecloth, eventually spiralling down into a nitrous-oxide like paroxysm every time your buddy waggles his hands and stage-whispers "MIND FREEEEEEEAAAAAK!"

    Archive 2008-01-06

  • But as dessert was being served, he turned to me and said in one of the least silent stage-whispers imaginable: Whos the deaf geezer at the other end of the table?

    A Question of Honour

  • My mom glances sidelong at me and stage-whispers, “I like this girl,” which sends her and Renée into fits of well-choreographed laughter.


  • I mean, really, she had that baby, what, two years ago? her neighbor stage-whispers back, lazily picking a piece of lint off her black pants.

    Archive 2006-09-03

  • They pursue the same old course of Balkan intrigue, communicating their opinions to you in stage-whispers, but intrigue merely ends in intrigue and does not lead to action.

    Europe—Whither Bound? Being Letters of Travel from the Capitals of Europe in the Year 1921

  • Photograph: Jordan Strauss Brad Pitt pops his head through the balcony doorway and stage-whispers my name.

    The Guardian World News

  • But when Yuuyuu thanks her, Ami turns to the audience and stage-whispers that she didn't mean it as a compliment: Antenna


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