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slur

(slûr)
tr.v. slurred, slurring, slurs
To pronounce indistinctly.
n.
A slurred utterance or sound.
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Once again, the best explanation for a similar criticism or reproach strikes me as being that the word retains its slurring potential, no matter the intentions of the speaker.
I rang her and told her I was in trouble and my voice was slurring,' he said.
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.
The hashtag "#DentureDonald" started to trend on Twitter on Wednesday night after "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah played a clip showing the president slurring his words and mocked him.
In his article "The Semantics of Racial Slurs," Hedger (2012) draws upon the distinction between descriptive and expressive content in order to provide an analysis of slurring expressions and to argue that slurs are expressions with purely expressive content.
I thought if I take my meds last night and come on, because it's early in the morning, and start slurring, I'll just get criticised again because the public don't understand it.
Still slurring her words, she said: "I'm not drunk and I haven't got a booze problem, I haven't taken any drugs either.
When we discharged her from regular therapy, she still had some slurring in her speech, but she was able to communicate.