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sibilant
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
characterized by a hissing sound — as made when pronouncing the letter "s"
  • Anne was sitting at her open window, for the time forgetful of the woes of examinations and the cares of the world, as she drank in the beauty of the summer dusk, sweet-scented with flower breaths from the garden below and sibilant and rustling from the stir of poplars.
    Chapter 32 — The Pass List Is Out (74% in)

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