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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Murmur \Mur"mur\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Murmured; p. pr. & vb. n. Murmuring.] [F. murmurer, L. murmurare, murmurari, fr. murmur murmur; cf. Gr. ? to roar and boil, said of water, Skr. marmara a rustling sound; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, distant waves, or the wind in a forest. [1913 Webster] They murmured as doth a swarm of bees. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter complaints in a low, half-articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to grumble; -- often with at or against. "His disciples murmured at it." --John vi. 61. [1913 Webster] And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron. --Num. xiv. 2. [1913 Webster] Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured. --1 Cor. x. 10. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "murmured": barely audible, decrescendo, dim, distant, faint, faint-voiced, feeble, gentle, half-heard, indistinct, low, pianissimo, piano, scarcely heard, soft, soft-sounding, soft-voiced, subaudible, subdued, unclear, weak, weak-voiced, whispered