Further to my previous question about the meaning of the word, ‘crisis an hour mentality,’ there was the following line in the article of Washington Post under the title, “For Obama, and Democrats, it’s crunch time.”
“His mea culpa was all the more notable because it came only a few days after he had attempted to put a retrospective asterisk on those original assurances, enunciated as he sought to sell his controversial health-care plan to a skeptical public.
According to Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary, the word ‘enunciate’ means ‘to say or pronounce words clearly.
Is there opposite single word(s) (e.g. mumble) to say ‘to say or pronounce words unclearly?