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murmur against (someone or something)

To mutter, whisper, or grumble in an angry, disgruntled manner about someone or something. We all left the meeting murmuring against the additional hours we'd have to work, but, in the end, what choice did we have? Instead of just murmuring against the boss like you always do, why don't you register a complaint with HR?
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murmur at (one)

To mutter or whisper (something) to one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "murmur" and "at" to specify what is being said. She kept murmuring at me throughout the car ride so her parents wouldn't hear her, but I couldn't hear her either! I could hear two students murmuring at each other at the back of the class.
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without a murmur

Without any protest or complaint; in silent compliance. The protesters were arrested without a murmur, and each stepped silently into the police van. I was shocked when I assigned a 10-page paper and my students just sat there without a murmur. Maybe they were still asleep.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

(do something) withˌout a ˈmurmur

(do something) without complaining: She paid the extra money for the trip without a murmur.
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Eventually, the murmur gets louder, the heart enlarges and clinical signs develop.
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Fredricks claimed that "doppler ultrasound is not as precise as the stethoscope when used by a practiced listener for identifying the source and subtle characteristics of murmurs." His citation for this claim was a review article from more than 20 years ago that offered no evidence in support of the superiority of auscultation over echocardiography to characterize murmurs.
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