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MEANING:noun: A whispering or rustling sound.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin susurrus (whisper, humming), from susurrare (to whisper or hum), of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1826.
USAGE:"A susurrus of dismay rustled through the ranks of the Aboriginal leaders gathered there."
Annabel Crabb; Gracious Rudd Turns Grubby; The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia); Oct 31, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others. -Fyodor Dostoevsky, novelist (1821-1881)