With Ambassador John Negroponte in place, halting dialogues could begin to splutter, and stutter, and stumble.
But cackle and splutter ain't swimming; so Robert, my nabs, it's no go.
The splash was followed by a splutter, and then a frantic cry for help.
His words came out with a splutter as he spurned her from him.
The arc lamps come on with a splutter, and they, too, at first are amethyst.
They jumped loosely round in circles with bent knees, making a whooping-cough noise followed by a splutter.
I have just come out of a deep, deep ditch, and I want to hear the splutter.
A splutter of sparks came from the severed ends of the wire.
There was no sound in the room but the scratch and splutter of his quill.
He tried to scream, but his mouth filled with water and he could only splutter.