Murmur and Tell


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Murmur verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Tell and murmur are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Murmur".
Nearby Words: murmured, murmuring, murmurous
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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

Murmur and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Murmur" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

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  • Music / Murmur Non-Appearing Title: As far as one can tell the word "murmur" doesn't appear in any song's lyrics, although it's a fair descriptor of some of Michael Stipe's vocals.
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Tell or Murmur. 2016. Accessed September 22, 2021.

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