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sibilant
used in Rose Red

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Definition
characterized by a hissing sound — as made when pronouncing the letter "s"
  • I swear I hear the words return: "T .... h .... e d .... o .... w .... e .... r." Though these words make no sense to me, I am grateful for any sibilance, any sustenance to what previously was discerned as only wind.
    8 — 1917 (5% in)

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