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Anne-Sophie. born 1963, German violinist


To quietly enter a command not meant for the ears, eyes, or fingers of ordinary mortals. Often used in "mutter an incantation".

See also wizard.
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Not only is the noise so bad the Mutters say they can't hear their TV, going out or returning home requires them to negotiate an Industrial Revolution-style fog of smoke.
Wisely, lyrical flashes of bittersweet levity, like the offhanded way he mutters "I love your depression / And your double chin" on q-he Animals Were Gone," are seeded throughout the emotional maelstrom.
The gravely ill balloonist mutters about seeing strange flying creatures, and at first Matt thinks he's raving.
YOU know it's almost Christmas when her indoors mutters those immortal words "I need to get a few bits and pieces".
He mutters about his paintings being a way of creating dialogue but can't articulate what the discussion should be about.
Oh, Lord," mutters Jim Stewart when partners Steve and John Wright step out of their car holding their adopted baby, Eli.
Mad at himself, he mutters something and goes back to the crosswalk button.