whispering

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  • Info Whispering is an unvoiced mode of phonation in which the vocal cords do not vibrate normally but are instead adducted sufficiently to create audible turbulence (a 'hissing' quality) as the speaker exhales (or occasionally inhales) during speech. more...
  • I felt a whispering within that seemed to tell me I should not die then. Cited from Six Years in the Prisons of England, by A Merchant - Anonymous
  • Did any other of ye see the black man whispering to me? Cited from Giles Corey, Yeoman, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • And for a little while they lay there, occasionally whispering to one another. Cited from Fred Fenton on the Crew, by Allen Chapman
  • The others followed, whispering among themselves but afraid to question their leader. Cited from The Harbor Master, by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • By and by, a third man joined them and there was more whispering with heads close together. Cited from The Alchemist's Secret, by Isabel Cecilia Williams
  • I felt then that some one was whispering to me that my real adventure was about to begin. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • Suddenly he felt himself touched, and heard a voice whispering in his ear. Cited from The World of Ice, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He looked around him as if to see what devil was whispering in his ear. Cited from Henrietta Temple, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • The whispering can clearly be heard, but again the source of it cannot be found.
  • While they were yet whispering together, the sound of voices was heard in the distance. Cited from The Battery and the Boiler, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • So he looked up in the air, but though he heard the leaves whispering he knew they had not spoken. Cited from Uncle Wiggily in the Woods, by Howard R. Garis
  • Immediately after, the seven hear whispering coming from all around.
  • No explanation can be found, although the strange whispering is heard again.
  • Whispering together they decided with their lady that she would do best to save her soldiers and sacrifice the fort. Cited from The Lady of Fort St. John, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • I told him I recognized his voice whispering to his companion. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie, by Andrew Carnegie
  • They claimed to be able to control horses through whispering special words in a horse's ear.
  • And again the two cousins moved a little distance away and began whispering. Cited from The Tale of Daddy Longlegs, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • "And then I saw both at the same time, because they were whispering together." Cited from The Tale of Major Monkey, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • He took her in his arms and carried her across the little stream, whispering to her that she should never leave him. Cited from Undine, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouquee
  • "How did you know I was there?" he said, whispering, as he joined her. Cited from The Call of the Blood, by Robert Smythe Hichens
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Root form of whispering is whisper for the verb.

Words starting with whispering

Meaning of whispering

  • noun Speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
  • verb Speak softly; in a low voice