sibilation


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a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

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pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound

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Our motors similarly wipe out the buzz and songs of insects, birds, the sibilation of the breezes that hunters used to front, always stalking into the wind and studying the folds of the terrain for how it flowed, because meals were won by knowing the intimacies of the wind.
B, the base, ribbed into R, rolling into the shaping vowel then to the refiner, A, with the sound of air then the erotic sibilation of S, smoothing over the edifice, which is then soundingly tipped by a hard and precise T.