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whispering

[ hwis-per-ing, wis- ]
/ 藞拾w瑟s p蓹r 瑟艐, 藞w瑟s- /
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noun
whispered talk or conversation.
rumor, hearsay, or gossip.
a whispered sound.
adjective
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Origin of whispering

before 1000; Middle English (noun), Old English hwisprunge.See whisper, -ing2, -ing1

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