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To edge or finish (a handkerchief, for example) with lace or embroidery.
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  1. To edge or finish (a handkerchief, for example) with lace or embroidery.
  2. To move in ripples or with a murmuring sound
  3. To flow or ripple with a murmuring sound.
To give the effect of rippling water, as by alternately rising and falling
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  1. To give the effect of rippling water, as by alternately rising and falling
  2. To form or have little waves or undulating movements on the surface, as water or grass stirred by a breeze
  3. To flow with such waves or movements on the surface
To say with a moan
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  1. To say with a moan
  2. To complain, lament, or grieve:
  3. To complain, lament, grieve, etc.
To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit:
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  1. To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit:
  2. To move, come, go, etc. little by little
  3. To flow slowly in a thin stream or fall in drops
To babble as a child does
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  1. To babble as a child does
  2. To babble; to speak in an excited rush.
  3. To speak quickly and excitedly; gush.
To blurt out impulsively; disclose without careful consideration.
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  1. To blurt out impulsively; disclose without careful consideration.
  2. To make a continuous low, murmuring sound, as flowing water.
  3. To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds:
To cause to tinkle
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  1. To cause to tinkle
  2. To make a series of small, short, light, ringing sounds like those of a very small bell
  3. To indicate, signal, etc. by tinkling
To make a sound similar to this:
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  1. To make a sound similar to this:
  2. To express or pronounce with a broken, irregular, bubbling sound.
  3. To flow with a bubbling or rippling sound, as water from a narrow-necked bottle does
To seem to radiate
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  1. To seem to radiate
  2. To give forth moisture, as through pores
  3. To flow or leak out slowly, as through very small holes; seep
To let fall in or as if in drops:
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  1. To let fall in or as if in drops:
  2. To be so soaked or filled with liquid as to have some trickle down or over
  3. To fall in drops:
To speak or write in sustained fashion on a number of loosely connected topics.
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  1. To speak or write in sustained fashion on a number of loosely connected topics.
  2. To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
  3. To follow a winding and turning course:
To inhale (an aroma, for example):
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  1. To inhale (an aroma, for example):
  2. To speak or sing softly; whisper, murmur, etc.
  3. To use air in combustion:
To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
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  1. To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
  2. (Intransitive) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
  3. To speak softly.
To speak or say indistinctly and in a low voice, as with the mouth partly closed; mutter
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  1. To speak or say indistinctly and in a low voice, as with the mouth partly closed; mutter
  2. (Intransitive) To speak unintelligibly or inaudibly; to fail to articulate.
  3. To speak words indistinctly, as by lowering the voice or partially closing the mouth.
To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
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  1. To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
  2. To express in a grumbling discontented manner:
  3. (Intransitive) To complain; to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner.
A mumbled sound or utterance
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  1. A mumbled sound or utterance
  2. A quiet or unintelligible vocalization.
  3. A low tone of voice.
The act or sound of sighing.
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  1. The act or sound of sighing.
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang) A person who is bored.
  3. A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, grieved, or relieved; the act of sighing.
A soft, low, murmuring, sighing, or rustling sound
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  1. A soft, low, murmuring, sighing, or rustling sound
  2. A soft murmuring or rustling sound, as of the wind or a gentle surf.
  3. A sigh.
A soft, whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.
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  1. A soft, whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.
A whispering, murmuring, or rustling sound
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  1. A whispering, murmuring, or rustling sound
A soft, rustling sound like a whisper
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  1. A soft, rustling sound like a whisper
  2. The act of speaking in a quiet voice, especially, without vibration of the vocal cords.
  3. Something uttered very softly:
A muttered complaint.
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  1. A muttered complaint.
  2. A complaint.
  3. A rumble; a growl.
The sound made in grunting
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  1. The sound made in grunting
  2. Any of various chiefly tropical marine fishes of the family Haemulidae that produce a grunting sound by rubbing together their pharyngeal teeth.
  3. Any person having or performing a low-prestige job involving routine tasks, strenuous labor, etc.
A low grumble or indistinct utterance.
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  1. A low grumble or indistinct utterance.
  2. The act of muttering
  3. Something muttered; esp., a complaint or grumble
To express with a sigh
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  1. To express with a sigh
  2. To exhale (the breath) in sighs.
  3. To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.
To make a soft murmuring or rustling sound.
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  1. To make a soft murmuring or rustling sound.
To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
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  1. To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
  2. To speak softly.
  3. To utter very softly.
(Intransitive) To complain; to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner.
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  1. (Intransitive) To complain; to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner.
  2. To express in a grumbling discontented manner:
  3. To rumble or growl.
To make a sound like this, as in annoyance, contempt, effort, etc.
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  1. To make a sound like this, as in annoyance, contempt, effort, etc.
  2. To utter or express with a deep guttural sound:
  3. To utter a sound similar to a grunt, as in disgust.
To complain or grumble morosely.
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  1. To complain or grumble morosely.
  2. To say in low, indistinct, often angry or discontented, tones
  3. To speak in low, indistinct tones without much movement of the lips, as in complaining or in speaking to oneself
To chew something gently with closed lips.
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  1. To chew something gently with closed lips.
  2. To speak or say indistinctly and in a low voice, as with the mouth partly closed; mutter
  3. To speak words indistinctly, as by lowering the voice or partially closing the mouth.
To complain or grumble morosely.
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  1. To complain or grumble morosely.
  2. To speak in low, indistinct tones without much movement of the lips, as in complaining or in speaking to oneself
  3. To utter or say in low indistinct tones.
To speak softly.
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  1. To speak softly.
  2. Keble
  3. To utter very softly.
Find another word for murmur. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for murmur, like: purl, ripple, moan, trickle, burble, babble, tinkle, gurgle, ooze, drip and meander.