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slur

(slûr)
tr.v. slurred, slurring, slurs
To pronounce indistinctly.
n.
A slurred utterance or sound.
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Listening to someone uttering a slurring word is likely to trigger some opposing reaction, unless the listeners share and endorse the values and standards underlying the word, and provided the circumstances do not discourage reacting: for example, listeners are not shy; they are not afraid of or intimidated by the speaker; or they don't fail to care.
New York, Sep 18 (ANI): Mischa Barton got a little too high at the G- star after-party at the Bowery Hotel, where she was "slurring her words" and even started dancing on her own.
She hit the headlines at the end of last year for slurring her speech during an interview on ITV's This Morning, which she blamed on her medication.
A TAPE recording of a "drunk" John Lennon slurring his way through his version of a rock 'n' roll song has sold at auction for EUR36,000 (pounds 24,000).
Here, Mozart inconsistently applies slurs over broken chords, only taking the time to write them in measure 11; the consistent texture implies that slurring and over holding would occur throughout the harmonic accompaniment of these measures.
Recovering at home in Neath a week later, Money said it was only when one of his friends asked him why he was slurring he realised something was wrong.
I began speech therapy, which is really PT for the mouth, to reduce the slurring caused by my MS.
In some cases it is obvious from the context that the previous slurring or staccato is meant to continue or that the marking which occurs in one part should also apply to similar figures ill another.