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murmur

formerly, to defame a judge.
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From his initial racially-inspired adventure in deconstruction, Vander is brought to a point of mystical realisation where he senses a state of wholeness and purity transcending racial, or any other kind of rational categorisation, that exists only as ghosts, murmurous absences, and mysterious patterns.
This empire conspicuously began to unravel with the publication of Don Juan, which, in apposition to Byronism, addressed a strong, ethical challenge to the murmurous complacencies of commercial society" (xx).
Darl and Jewel imagine Addie in her coffin, "within which now and then she talks in little trickling bursts of secret and murmurous bubbling" as the putrefaction of her corpse continues (212).