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audible -- as in: barely audible
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • And suddenly she hid her face in her hand and went off into irresistible, prolonged, nervous, inaudible laughter.
  • He went into Father Zossima’s bedroom, knelt down, and bowed to the ground before the elder, who slept quietly without stirring, with regular, hardly audible breathing and a peaceful face.
  • He instantly turned round in his chair, and suddenly laughed, not his abrupt wooden laugh, but a long, quivering, inaudible nervous laugh.
  • But when she had finished, he suddenly cried in a sobbing voice: "Katya, why have you ruined me?" and his sobs were audible all over the court.
  • When the prosecutor mentioned Rakitin’s opinion of her, a smile of contempt and anger passed over his face and he murmured rather audibly, "The Bernards!"
  • Sounds of approval and laughter, at the expense of the prosecutor, were again audible in the court.
  • Smerdyakov!" the old man wheezed, scarcely audibly, beckoning to him with his finger.

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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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