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sib·i·late  audio  (sb-lt) KEY 

intr. & tr.v.
sib·i·lat·ed, sib·i·lat·ing, sib·i·lates
To utter or pronounce with a hissing sound.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin sbilre, sbilt-, to hiss

OTHER FORMS:
sibi·lation(Noun)


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