Complete Definition of "susurration"

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Noun
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#rfquote-sense a low, indistinct continuous whispering sound; a murmur
#*s:Beyond the Wall|Beyond the Wall by Ambrose Bierce
#:*The rain was now falling more steadily, with a low, monotonous susurration, interrupted at long intervals by the sudden slashing of the boughs of the trees as the wind rose and failed.
#*2004 Oct 17, Laura Cumming, in w:The Observer|The Observer. From a whisper to a scream
#:*Coming in feels almost like going out - an audible breeze threatening to swell into a blizzard, waves breaking and withdrawing, the open air tuned to so many sounds that your own are absorbed in the rise and fall of murmurs, shouts, susurrations, plosives, stutters and echoes - and above them all, like Prospero, the voice of the artist humming to himself as if thinking (or not thinking) aloud.

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