Sibilant in a sentence

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Definition of Sibilant

  • Making a hissing sound; uttered with a hissing sound; hissing; as, szsh, and zh, are sibilant elementary sounds.
  • a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)

How to use sibilant in a sentence. Sibilant pronunciation.

The wind made a curious sound, something between an infuriated whistle and the sibilant noise a man makes when he draws his breath in sharply between his teeth.
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Presently the sibilant silence was broken by a low, half-strangled sob.
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Between the Destroying Angel and his gasping prey, stepped two, anointed with the chrism of the Priesthood of Cure; and undismayed by the strident, sibilant, fitful breath that distorted the blue lips of the victim, they parried the sweep of the scythe of death, with the tiny, glittering steel blade surgery cunningly fashions; and through its silver canula, tracheotomy recalled the vanishing spirit, triumphantly renewed the lease of life.
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It had a slight sibilant sound.
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Aph-Lin emitted the soft sibilant sound which is the nearest approach to laughter that a full-grown An permits to himself, ere he replied: "Pardon my discourteous but momentary indulgence of mirth at any observation seriously made by my guest.
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Anne was sitting at her open window, for the time forgetful of the woes of examinations and the cares of the world, as she drank in the beauty of the summer dusk, sweet-scented with flower breaths from the garden below and sibilant and rustling from the stir of poplars.
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Of the letters occurring in the poem about one-fifth are liquids and about one-twelfth are sibilants.
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He turned his head as though to drop them, and, that far away, I heard the sibilant whir of rattles.
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Your English "dislike to be interfered with" is in absolute fellowship with these, but only gathers itself in its places of Stalks, or chimneys, instead of oak trees, round its idols of iron, instead of wood, diabolically _vocal_ now; strident, and sibilant, instead of dumb.
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Across the folds the rain fell in slanting sheets with the sibilant hiss of relentless power and resolve.
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They held their breath, and let it out in sibilant whispers like the voice of a little wind moving among leaves; and he did not speak until they were almost aburst with expectation.
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What low, sibilant sound is that?
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A-a-ah!" he emitted in a long sibilant cry of repressed rage.
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There was a sibilant sound as of many suppressed sighs of relief when Heinrich walked into the cutting room, but no man grinned or gave more than a curt nod of greeting-for the forbidding eye of Louis Ersten glared fiercely upon them.
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The sibilant sound spread round the house; it swelled into a sinister storm of hisses and boos.
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The Dictator replied in a violent whisper, so strong and sibilant that every word was audible to the watcher at the window.
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The corn came up beautifully, and far as the eye could reach around their home it tossed its broad green leaves with an oceanlike swelling of sibilant sound.
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On the shores of the lonely fiord or in the pine forests, Elizabeth's bright, speaking face seemed to move before him like a will o' the wisp; even in the rustle of the summer breeze in the leaves he could hear her voice, with its odd breaks and sibilant pauses, so curiously sweet to his ear.
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As he stooped to snatch it up he uttered a sibilant hiss.
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Nam vicino inter se sonore attracto sibilant rictu, ita tamen si prioris ictus pone dentes excitatus ad medium lenis agitetur, sequentis autem crasso spiritu hispidum sonet, quia per conjunctionem C et S, quarum et locum implet et vim exprimit, ut sensu aurium ducemur, efficitur.
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Examples of Sibilant

Example #1
I do not know how long we may have been going that way.
Example #2
Sometimes we pitched and rolled again for a space, but mostly things went quietly enough.
Example #3
The sick woman, who had been watching a white evening star through the cherry boughs, turned impatiently at the sound.
Example #4
The boy at the window was her half-brother; but, between Christopher Holland and Eunice Carr, not the slightest resemblance existed.
Example #5
At sunset on the same day, Beryl followed the warden to the door of the large hospital.
Example #6
The noon sun was shining over a wet world, kindling into diamonds the crystal fringe of rain drops hanging from the green lances of willows, where a tufted red bird arched his scarlet throat in madrigal-when four men lifted a cot, and bore it with its apparently dying burden to a spot upon which the warm light fell in a golden flood.