whispering

[ US /ˈhwɪspɝɪŋ, ˈwɪspɝɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɪspəɹɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
  2. speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
ADJECTIVE
  1. making a low continuous indistinct sound
    like murmuring waves
    susurrant voices
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How To Use whispering In A Sentence

  • In the Whispering Gallery at the presidential library and museum, Aidan was blown away by political cartoons of the day that criticized Lincoln for his stance on slavery.
  • There was dark hair spilling over her shoulder, a soft voice whispering endearments in her ear.
  • Perhaps all columnists have to persuade themselves that they count, that they matter, that they are agents of history, whispering words of wisdom into the ear of the history makers.
  • There was some barely audible whispering and my boss spoke again, only this time in a deeper voice.
  • The two girls were whispering in the library.
  • There are drifts of feverfew, clouds of philadelphus, grasses whispering in the breeze, and everywhere the perfume of 1,000 blossoms keeping the countryside alive in the heart of London.
  • My parents sent me to the Castle to get a broader education, excellence ," she replied, almost whispering it. KING OF DREAMS
  • They clustered here and there in little clumps, whispering, while Reynard's crew scurried around reefing the sails.
  • The Romantic laureate is to be felt beyond the grave by the Victorians, and by their own poet, not in the wispy or whispering touch of his breathed words but in the abstract feelings generated from the written traces of their prophetic aura of aurality. Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian
  • I could see the rage rise in his face as the guard kept whispering.
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