Word of the DaySaturday, October 02, 2010
\MUHS-i-teyt\ , verb;
To silently move the lips in simulation of audible speech.
"Oh, Anu, I never thought to see you again," he mussitates. (I have appeared to him in my original form.)
-- Dan Wick, The Devil's Tale
Mussitate comes from the Latin mussitāre, "speak indistinctly." Mutter shares the same roots.
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