Leaves rustled like whispering secrets.

Meaning: The flat, green parts of a plant made a soft sound like people speaking very softly about private information.

Choice of Words: Leaves are the flat, green parts of a plant that grow from the stems. Rustled means to make a soft, crackling sound. Like is used to compare two things. Whispering means speaking very softly. Secrets are private information that is kept hidden.

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