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Synonyms for rustling

Noun

1. rustling, larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing
usage: the stealing of cattle
2. rustle, rustling, whisper, whispering, noise
usage: a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind

Verb

1. rustle, sound, go
usage: make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"
2. rustle, lift, steal
usage: take illegally; "rustle cattle"
3. rustle, scrounge, forage
usage: forage food

Adjective

1. murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous, soft (vs. loud)
usage: characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren
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