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slur

(slûr)
tr.v. slurred, slurring, slurs
To pronounce indistinctly.
n.
A slurred utterance or sound.
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202), such slurs were in any case meant to betoken a wider-ranging legato, which would produce yet another effect, again unsettling when we have been conditioned to hear the slurred pairs as intrinsic to the music's expressive identity.
This is reflected in the cellist Bernhard Romberg's approach to the performance of notes with articulation marks in passages of mixed slurred and separate notes.
A final example from an 18th-century treatise introduces the possibility of executing slurred staccato where none seems to be indicated.
Trump's slurred words in question, which start at about the 45:00 mark, can be watched below:
TROUBLED star Kerry Katona slurred her way through a telly interview yesterday - and insisted it was because of prescription drugs.
During the interview, Kerry slurred her words and frequently looked around the studio, calling for her husband, ex-cabbie Mark Croft.
But the pounds 11m flop says he was merely repeating the advice of the driver who first took him to White Hart Lane and is angry that his reputation has been slurred.
DAVIS Cup coach Peter Lundgren has been given a leave of absence by the Lawn Tennis Association after he slurred his words at a coaching conference.
Comedian Owen Money spoke last night of the mini-stroke that has left him with slurred speech.
The symptoms may include: slurred speech, vocal harshness, lowered volume, change in tone and speech rhythm, inappropriate stress and a reduced rate of speaking.