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To talk quietly or weakly

whisper

verb

to say something very quietly so that other people cannot hear you

murmur

verb

to say something in a very quiet voice

mutter

verb

to talk in a quiet voice that is difficult to hear, especially because you are annoyed or embarrassed, or are talking to yourself

hiss

verb

to say something in a low angry voice

croak

verb

to speak or say something in a low rough voice that sounds as if you have a sore throat

croon

verb

to speak in a soft voice that is intended to make someone feel calm

purr

verb

to speak in a quiet low voice that sounds happy or attractive

breathe

verb

to say something very quietly

under your breath

if you say something under your breath, you say it in a very quiet way so that it is difficult for people to hear

bleat

verb

to say something in a high weak voice

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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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