bruit bruit

Definition(s):

  • (v) tell or spread rumors

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A story which made considerable bruit in Paris: The ferocity of the Riff attacks was accounted for by the part played by tribeswomen who, hands smeared with henna, race after .
  2. In the stillness of the desert, should one voice speak, will not a chorus of whispers respond? And in the bruit of a large city, if one voice cries out above the turmoil .
  3. Adding to the bruit of Clemens' "discov ery" was the inclusion in the Carnegie International last fortnight of his largest group painting, Water Music, which is an inept .

Quotes

  • "Our study has shown that the presence of a carotid bruit significantly increased the likelihood of cardiovascular death or heart attack," Christopher Pickett from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, wrote in the journal report.
    on May 8, 2008 By: Walter Reed Source: Bloomberg

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