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whispery

[hwis-puh-ree, wis-] /ˈʰwɪs pə ri, ˈwɪs-/
adjective
1.
like a whisper:
a soft, whispery voice.
2.
abounding in whispers or other quiet, mysterious sounds:
dark, whispery streets.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; whisper + -y1
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  • The general tenor of the office was whispery, with darting eyes-a sense of angst and surprise settled over the cubes.
  • Wind whizzed around them and the whispery voice echoed again and again and again.

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