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  • n. Plural form of susurration.


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  • An unpleasant, insectile sound emanated from within: wings on metal and the susurrations and bombilations of an angry hive, a venomous swarm.

    One Year’s Worth of Woe « A Fly in Amber

  • Wrap them in your jungle steam, but best to heed their susurrations.

    MonSooner or Later, Five Pieces

  • The susurrations that Rob Simmons might return to the Connecticut Senate race after losing out at the state convention continue to grow louder.

    Rob Simmons Announces That His Suspended Campaign Will Produce (Suspended) Campaign Ads

  • These, with soft susurrations of wind and water, reliably join in some semblance of harmony.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Neighbors talked about me in huddles, their worry emerging in susurrations.

    A Country of Husbands

  • When I heard their susurrations, I thought at first that I was somehow drunk and calling a 1-900 number and paying for someone to purr.

    Interactive Technology : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • Then it is so quiet I can hear my own misgivings, small susurrations in the air around me.

    Perfect Match

  • Even the people in the gallery could feel it, small susurrations of surprise swept through the rows.

    Salem Falls

  • All they had to watch out for now between there and the sea were joggers lost in the susurrations of their multihundred-dollar Walkmen and renegade poodles desperately on the prowl for an unlicensed coupling.

    Jed the Dead

  • The Hiroguchis, for example, whose susurrations Mary had heard through the back of her closet, were then changing their opinions of themselves and each other, and of love and sex and work and the world and so on, with lightning speed.



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  • At times I half convinced myself I could hear - in the trees' susurrations, in the chuckle of water, in the soft clamour of thin air - the Almighty's condemnation. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    February 27, 2012