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audible -- as in: barely audible
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Exit Maggie, dragging her bonnet by the string, while Mr. Tulliver laughs audibly.
  • Then he pressed Maggie’s hand; but there were no audible good-byes.
  • "Ah, well, who was it that did say so?" said Wakem, opening his desk, and moving things about, with the accompaniment of an almost inaudible whistle.
  • Tom was hanging over his Latin grammar, moving his lips inaudibly like a strict but impatient Catholic repeating his tale of paternosters; and Philip, at the other end of the room, was busy with two volumes, with a look of contented diligence that excited Maggie’s curiosity; he did not look at all as if he were learning a lesson.

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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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