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audible -- as in: barely audible
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Moby Dick
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  • "He’ll do," said Bildad, eyeing me, and then went on spelling away at his book in a mumbling tone quite audible.
  • The spoken words that are inaudible among the flying spindles; those same words are plainly heard without the walls, bursting from the opened casements.
  • "Steelkilt here hissed out something, inaudible to all but the Captain; who, to the amazement of all hands, started back, paced the deck rapidly two or three times, and then suddenly throwing down his rope, said, ’I won’t do it—let him go—cut him down: d’ye hear?’

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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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