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audible -- as in: barely audible
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Crime and Punishment
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  • She was given to laughter and when anything amused her, she laughed inaudibly, quivering and shaking all over till she felt ill.
  • "Lizaveta," murmured Raskolnikov hardly audibly.
  • He walked right to the table, leaned his hand on it, tried to say something, but could not; only incoherent sounds were audible.
  • "Then how do you know about it?" she asked again, hardly audibly and again after a minute’s pause.
  • "You had better tell me straight outů. without examples," she begged, still more timidly and scarcely audibly.
  • Who is a murderer?" muttered Raskolnikov hardly audibly.
  • "You are not Amalia Ivanovna, but Amalia Ludwigovna, and as I am not one of your despicable flatterers like Mr. Lebeziatnikov, who’s laughing behind the door at this moment (a laugh and a cry of ’they are at it again’ was in fact audible at the door) so I shall always call you Amalia Ludwigovna, though I fail to understand why you dislike that name.

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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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