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audible -- as in: barely audible
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The Great Gatsby
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  • A subdued impassioned murmur was audible in the room beyond, and Miss Baker leaned forward unashamed, trying to hear.
  • Her husband said "sh!" and we all looked at the subject again, whereupon Tom Buchanan yawned audibly and got to his feet.
  • However, as they had left their cars blocking the road, a harsh, discordant din from those in the rear had been audible for some time, and added to the already violent confusion of the scene.

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  • She spoke in a barely audible whisper.
  • It was so quiet, our breathing was the only thing audible in the room.

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