tittering


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being or sounding of nervous or suppressed laughter

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Now the howling is intense: The pot is tittering on the stove .
60 stone teenagers from Texas presented by Channel 4 under the guise of an objective documentary, when really, they're serving up fodder like this for the laughing masses while tittering up their sleeves themselves.
Their facial expressions have the audience tittering before they even speak.
A PERFECT way to set you off 'Laughing Jack' down Whitley Bay shops No longer there, yet we remember so well The moments we shared by just all being there All kinds of laughter to be heard Like the tittering laugh that sounds absurd The giggling laugh you just cannot stop And the donkey laugh that makes you cough The hearty laugh, so loud and bold And the silent laugh, so hard to control The infectious laugh that gives you the cramp And the crying laugh that makes you stamp The sound of laughter, a tonic in one Lifting you up when all hope is gone
But the production is so grandly satisfying that even when you're laughing at the screen (I suspect that Zhang and company are often tittering along as well), you still can't help but be blown away by the stunning excess of it all.
Once the students in the large class have finished tittering, they rise one by one and state their names, and then everyone turns in a list of three potential witches.
But even there, the school had a GSA, and when a member asked me about my coming-out, there was no tittering or discomfort from the other students.
Political insiders still awake over the sleepy August recess, have been tittering over a deft move by Sen.
As Barry's pushy sisters each phone to make sure he's coming to their party, it becomes clear that his muted doofusness is the result of years of teasing and henpecking from his seven sisters (they erupt into a tittering chorus of "Remember how we used to call you Gay Boy?
Egress tittering, for instance, prevents packets with "spoofed" addresses from leaving one system and attacking another.
There was a polite amount of tittering over the film screen and the arm, but Clark needs now to build on his unique talent for breaking choreographic boundaries rather than on sex if he is to retain his reputation as a revolutionary creator.
Some of the audience felt the need for constant and irritating tittering but they did not spoil the enjoyment of a show that you should all go to see.
In the graphic textiles of experience, Where themes are threads, trace the one that runs Through Aesop's fable of the compliant Cat Who combed red embers (the Monkey goading, scolding) To rake out toasted chestnuts tittering guile Could then with unharmed fingers peel and eat, Not one left for the mark who scorched her paw; That, and the clemency of Coriolanus, Sparing ancestral Rome a bloody sack- His banishment, meanwhile, still not revoked; And the French maxim noting that we all Have strength enough to bear the sufferings Of persons not ourselves; or the taunt aimed At one forsaken: "Others he saved, himself He cannot save.