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Remitting

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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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hum
Definition:
The noise of bees and other insects in flight.

Synonyms:

adjective
articulate
intone.
noun
buzz
bum, croon, fizz, fizzle, hiss, moan, murmur, purr, ring, ringing, sibilation, sound, vibrate, whir, whisper, zoom, hum a tune, make a buzzing sound, sing in an undertone, sing low, sing without articulation.
drone
buzz, vibration, whirr.
group
hum, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, Harkat ul-Ansar, HUA, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriors.
hum
buzz, humming, seethe, thrum.
murmur
babble, buzzing, grumble, humming, murmuration, mutter, muttering, rumble, rumor, susurration, undertone, whispering.
rumble
beat, buzz, chant, chatter, clatter, drone, drum, grumble, racket, rattle, reverberation, roll, rumble, throb, thrum, thunder.
speed
zoom.
susurration
susurration.
susurrus
susurrus.
verb
bustle
bestir, dash, dust, flit, flutter, fuss, hasten, hum, hurry, hustle, run, rush, scamper, scramble, scurry, scuttle, stir, tear, whirl, whisk.
buzz
reverberate, sibilate, whiz.
communication
hum.
drone
chant, drawl, intone, nasalize, vibrate.
hum
bombilate, bombinate, bum, bumble, croon, drone, moan, mumble, murmur, purr, rustle, sing, sound, strum, throb, thrum, trill, warble, whir, whisper, zoom, sing low.
murmur
burble, drip, flow, growl, gurgle, meander, purl, ripple, stammer, stutter, susurrate, tinkle, trickle, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice, stage-whisper.
operate
accomplish, achieve, act, act on, advance, behave, bend, benefit, bring about, burn, carry on, compel, complete, concern, conduct, contact, contrive, convey, determine, direct, enforce, engage, exert, finish, fulfill, go, influence, keep, lift, move, ordain, percolate, proceed, produce, progress, promote, react, revolve, roll, serve, spin, take, tick, transport, turn, work, DO, be in action, get results, produce a result, hit*, cook*, click*.
roll
boom, cannonade, drum, echo, pattern, quaver, rattle, re-echo, resound, roar, ruffle.
rumble
reverberate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Very far away I heard cannon- so far away that the hum of the cannonade was no louder than the panting of our horses on the white hill- road, and I could hear it only when the carriage stopped at intervals. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. Molly had begun to hum a tune to herself as she watched the rain. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. His voice trailed off in a hum, then picked up again. – The Eye of Wilbur Mook by H. B. Hickey
  4. The distant sound of the music, and the hum of voices below, mingled strangely with her sad thoughts, and her rest was far different from her mother's. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  5. He'd be good to yuh, I know, and he's a hum- dinger about cows. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan

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