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sibilant
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
characterized by a hissing sound — as made when pronouncing the letter "s"
  • She had a curious habit of prefacing everything she said with a soft sibilant sound.
    p. 311.4
sibilant = hissing
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