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audible -- as in: barely audible
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Treasure Island
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  • And just the same whistle that had alarmed my mother and myself over the dead captain’s money was once more clearly audible through the night, but this time twice repeated.
  • It was but a word or two that I could catch, and yet I gathered some important news, for besides other scraps that tended to the same purpose, this whole clause was audible: "Not another man of them’ll jine."
  • "Now, look you here, Jim Hawkins," he said in a steady whisper that was no more than audible, "you’re within half a plank of death, and what’s a long sight worse, of torture.

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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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