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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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It uses advanced machine learning to identify and classify pathologic and innocent heart murmurs, the absence of a heart murmur and S1, S2 heart sounds.
More recently a large study has been performed in which dogs did not show any clinical signs of heart disease, but did have a mediumsevere to severe heart murmur. About 50% of these dogs had signs of heart changes on ultrasound despite not having any clinical signs.
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A study of medical students with basic training in echocardiography showed that they were able to characterize murmurs more accurately with point-of-care ultrasound than experienced cardiologists auscultating the murmur.
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Here, wings of death, I spit this murmur that will drown in a sea of
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"Granted they are only murmurs. Most people here are in denial, along with Tendulkar, but then an all-time great of the game rarely admits defeat - for that is what led to their greatness in the first place," he added.
Murmurs (especially normal murmurs that don't mean anything) come and go.
Diagnostic decision-making can sometimes present a challenge to veterinary clinicians when they are presented with an apparently healthy adult cat with a heart murmur. Murmurs can be associated with cardiac disease--though some studies have also identified benign causes of murmurs in cats.