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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest

murmur

[′mər·mər]
(medicine)
A blowing or roaring heart sound heard through the wall of the chest; caused by blood flow through a defective valve.
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A murmur powerful and gentle, a murmur vast and faint; the murmur of trembling leaves, of stirring boughs, ran through the tangled depths of the forests, ran over the starry smoothness of the lagoon, and the water between the piles lapped the slimy timber once with a sudden splash.
The white man, standing gazing upwards before the doorway, heard in the hut a confused and broken murmur of distracted words ending with a loud groan.
The big canoe glided on swiftly, noiselessly, and smoothly, towards Arsat's clearing, till, in a great rattling of poles thrown down, and the loud murmurs of "Allah be praised!" it came with a gentle knock against the crooked piles below the house.
His chin rested on his chest, and he murmured sadly without lifting his head--
"This woman is full of mysteries," murmured D'Artagnan to himself.
"Be tranquil," murmured Milady; "I will avenge you--and cruelly!"
"Here, here," murmured Porthos, with a voice growing evidently weaker, "patience!
They gave way with cries of grief, and the rough voice of Porthos, seeing them exhaust themselves in a useless struggle, murmured in an almost cheerful tone those supreme words which came to his lips with the last respiration, "Too heavy!"
"It is so little to keep," he murmured, "and I have parted with so much!"
"All the same," Lady Ruth murmured to herself, "Emily is a cat."
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