"Don't make a sound!" he _______ed, trying to be as loud as he could without being too noticeable.

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    If the whispered statement is intended to be overheard, then it's a stage whisper. – deadrat Apr 28 '16 at 5:24

Perhaps "hissed" would be a good choice.

To hiss:

  • to say (something) in a loud or angry whisper.


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