Enlighten vs Mumble - What's the difference?

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Enlighten is a related term of mumble.


As verbs the difference between enlighten and mumble

is that enlighten is to supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth while mumble is (intransitive) to speak unintelligibly or inaudibly; to fail to articulate.

As a noun mumble is

a quiet or unintelligible vocalization.

enlighten

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth.
  • To make clear to the intellect or conscience; to shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; to furnish with increase of knowledge; to instruct; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.
  • Antonyms

    * endarken

    mumble

    English

    Verb

  • (intransitive) To speak unintelligibly or inaudibly; to fail to articulate.
  • Please try not to mumble so I can hear you better.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Peace, you mumbling fool.
  • * Otway
  • A wrinkled hag, with age grown double, / Picking dry sticks, and mumbling to herself.
  • To chew something gently with closed lips.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * mumblage * mumblecore * mumblenews * mumbler * mumblety peg

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A quiet or unintelligible vocalization.
  • All I could hear was a mumble from the next room.
  • A low tone of voice.
  • ''He spoke in a mumble .