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Word: mutter

Definition: utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones


Sentences Containing 'mutter'

"It feels like going down into one's tomb,"--he would mutter to himself--"for an old captain like me to be descending this narrow scuttle, to go to my grave-dug berth."
And have I not tallied the whale, Ahab would mutter to himself, as after poring over his charts till long after midnight he would throw himself back in reveries--tallied him, and shall he escape?
Because it conforms to the ICCCM standard, Compiz can be used as a substitute for the default Mutter or Metacity, when using GNOME Panel, or KWin in KDE Plasma Workspaces.
GNOME version 3.0 uses GNOME Shell which is built as a plugin to the Mutter compositing window manager.
Moreover, there is now an established Police Station present in Chabbewal, plus the town is host to the biggest peas (mutter) supplying market (mandi) in Asia.
Peppino nodded, and taking a rosary from his pocket began to mutter a few prayers while the clerk disappeared through the same door by which Danglars and the attendant had gone out.
She then finds Jayne and Shepherd Book in the kitchen, where she "hears" Jayne repeat his confession to Mal about selling out the Tams on Ariel, and Book mutter an angry but cryptic statement hinting at his less wholesome past. River continues to wander the ship and is moved by the sound of ocean waves as Zoe and Wash passionately kiss on the nearby bridge.
The keeper of the wine shop stopped to strike the wall with his hand, and mutter a tremendous curse.
They heard him mutter,``One Hundred and Five, North Tower;''and when he looked about him, it evidently was for the strong fortress walls which had long encompassed him.
Well, well; I heard Ahab mutter, 'Here some one thrusts these cards into these old hands of mine; swears that I must play them, and no others.'

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