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Murmur

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MUR'MUR, n. L. See the Verb. A low sound continued or continually repeated, as that of a stream running in a stony channel, or that of flame.

Black melancholy sits,

Deepens the murmur of the falling floods,

And breathes a browner horror on the woods.

1. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low,muttering voice.

Some discontents there are, some idle murmurs.

MUR'MUR, L. murmuro.

1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, rolling waves, or like the wind in a forest as the murmuring surge.

The forests murmur and the surges roar.

2. To grumble to complain to utter complaints in a low,half articulated voice to utter sullen discontent with at, before the thing which is the cause of discontent as, murmur not at sickness or with at or against, before the active agent which produces the evil.

The Jews murmured at him. John 6 .

The people murmured against Moses. Exodus 13

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