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sibilate (verb) – 1. To utter or pronounce with a hissing sound.
2. To hiss.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Sibilate comes from Latin s?bil?tus, past participle of the verb s?bil?re ?to hiss, hiss in disapproval.? From s?bilant-, the present participle stem of s?bil?re, English has the noun and adjective sibilant, used in phonetics in reference to hissing sounds like s or z. Sibilate entered English in the 17th century.

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