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''I spoke in a near whisper''
1883, (w), ''(w)'':
- "Now, look here, Jim Hawkins," he said, in a steady whisper, that was no more than audible.
''There are whispers of rebellion all around.''
''The soup had just a whisper of basil.''
A low rustling sound, like that of the wind in leaves.
2002, Ralph Schroeder, ''The Social Life of Avatars'' (page 218)
- The invisibility of private interactions in the form of whispers resolved an ethical concern in the research but reduced our ability to gauge the volume of interaction (..)
2004, Caroline A. Haythornthwaite, Michelle M. Kazmer, ''Learning, Culture and Community in Online Education'' (page 179)
- Anyone logged in to the chat room can click on an individual name, highlighting it, and send a message — a ''whisper'' — that will be seen only by the selected person.
To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
To mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.
1692, (w), ''A Confutation of Atheism''
- They might buzz and whisper it one to another.
To make a low, sibilant sound.
- the hollow, whispering breeze
- All that hate me whisper together against me.
To address in a whisper, or low voice.
- (RQ:Shakespeare King John)
(RQ:Keble The Christian Yea)
- where gentlest breezes whisper souls distressed
To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
- (RQ:Shakespeare Henry 8)