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murmur against someone or something

to grumble about someone or something. Everyone was murmuring against the manager. The citizens will begin murmuring about the government soon.
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murmur at (someone or an animal)

to say something softly or indistinctly to someone or an animal. Stop murmuring at me. Speak up! Gene sat alone, murmuring at his favorite cat for over an hour.
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without a murmur

if you do something without a murmur, you do it without complaining Louise was so tired that she went to bed without a murmur for once.
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7) According to Ingram, Thomas Buchanan Read informed Robert Browning that Poe had said that his entire poem was suggested by Barrett's single line "With a murmurous stir uncertain, in the air, the purple curtain.
His voice hummed, sang, became a murmurous soprano.
In As I Lay Dying, for example, the smell of Addie's corpse is likened to "rotten cheese" and the sound of her wet body drying is described as "little trickling bursts of secret and murmurous bubbling" (203, 212).
which she used to say that she could taste there, murmurous, obscene,