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quadriphonic

  • adjective of or relating to quadraphony
    quadraphonic; quadrasonic; quadrisonic.
    • his quadraphonic sound system

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surcease

  • noun a stopping
    cessation.
    • a cessation of the thunder

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humph

An exclamation denoting surprise, or contempt, doubt, etc.

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deadener

One who, or that which, deadens or checks.

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whumping

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recordists

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woosh

  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    whoosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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deadener

One who, or that which, deadens or checks.

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whish

  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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recordist

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quadrasonic

  • adjective of or relating to quadraphony
    quadraphonic; quadrisonic; quadriphonic.
    • his quadraphonic sound system

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suppresser

  • noun someone who suppresses
    suppressor.
    • dictators are suppressors of free speech
  • noun a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
    suppressor gene; suppressor; suppresser gene.

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tsk

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut-tut; tut.

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crump

  • verb make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
    scrunch; thud.
  • verb bombard with heavy shells

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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symphonious

  • adjective satellite harmonious in sound
    symphonic.
    • the symphonic hum of a million insects

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rebecks

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harrumphing

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boomy

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swoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    whoosh.
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; swish; lap.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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pollyannaish

  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    cheerful; upbeat.

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throaty

  • adjective satellite sounding as if pronounced low in the throat
    • a rich throaty voice

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juicer

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; toper; imbiber.
  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    reamer; juice reamer.

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quadraphonic

  • adjective of or relating to quadraphony
    quadrasonic; quadrisonic; quadriphonic.
    • his quadraphonic sound system

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spectrography

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whap

  • verb hit hard
    bop; sock; whop; bonk; bash.

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drubbing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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clonking

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drubbing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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dampener

  • noun a device that dampens or moistens something
    moistener.
    • he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them

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susurrant

  • adjective satellite making a low continuous indistinct sound
    whispering; murmuring.
    • like murmuring waves
    • susurrant voices

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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preachy

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by tedious moralization

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vowellike

  • adjective satellite having characteristics of a vowel sound
    • the vowellike nature of `r'

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deafen

  • verb be unbearably loud
    • a deafening noise
  • verb make or render deaf
    deaf.
    • a deafening noise

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gong

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick
    tam-tam.
  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    chime; bell.

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whiney

  • adjective satellite habitually complaining
    whiny; fretful; querulous.
    • a whiny child

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clunking

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clopping; clop; clippety-clop; clumping.
  • verb make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    clump; clop; clunk; plunk.

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trouncing

  • noun a sound defeat
    drubbing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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thwack

  • noun a hard blow with a flat object
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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offhanded

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; offhand; ad-lib; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhand.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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bong

  • noun a dull resonant sound as of a bell
  • verb ring loudly and deeply
    • the big bell bonged

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horsewhipping

  • noun the act of whipping with a horsewhip
    • that villain needs a good horsewhipping
  • verb whip with a whip intended for horses
    horsewhip.

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velocimeter

An apparatus for measuring speed, as of machinery or vessels, but especially of projectiles.

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pamlico

  • noun a member of the Algonquian people formerly of the Pamlico river valley in North Carolina
  • noun the Algonquian language of the Pamlico

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diffract

  • verb undergo diffraction
    • laser light diffracts electrons

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echoey

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cudgel

  • noun a club that is used as a weapon
  • verb strike with a cudgel
    fustigate.

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thrashing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; licking; lacing; beating.

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whicker

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; nicker; neigh.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; nicker; neigh.

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chuff

  • verb blow hard and loudly
    puff; huff.
    • he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain

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nonchalant

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    casual; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner

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scrabbly

  • adjective satellite sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush
    scrubby.
    • open scrubby woods

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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squish

  • noun the noise of soft mud being walked on
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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spectrogram

  • noun a photographic record of a spectrum
    spectrograph.

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whomp

  • verb hit with the hand
    cuff.
  • verb beat overwhelmingly

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hokey

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; artificial.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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sandpapery

  • adjective satellite having the abrasive texture of sandpaper

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reproducer

  • noun an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound

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ergonomically

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corny

  • adjective satellite dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    bromidic; platitudinous; platitudinal.
    • bromidic sermons

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shush

  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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whiny

  • adjective satellite habitually complaining
    fretful; whiney; querulous.
    • a whiny child

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snuffly

  • adjective satellite liable to sniffle
    snuffling; sniffly.

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cudgel

  • noun a club that is used as a weapon
  • verb strike with a cudgel
    fustigate.

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stereophonic

  • adjective satellite designating sound transmission from two sources through two channels
    stereo; two-channel.

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filmstrip

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clicky

Resembling a click; abounding in clicks. "Their strange clicky language." The Century.

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reverberate

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb have a long or continuing effect
    • The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life

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rumble

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumbling; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

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reverberate

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb have a long or continuing effect
    • The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life

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phlegmy

  • adjective characterized by phlegm
    • a phlegmy discharge

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anywhere

  • adverb at or in or to any place; (`anyplace' is used informally for `anywhere')
    anyplace.
    • you can find this food anywhere

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clattery

  • adjective satellite a rattling sound as of hard things striking together
    • a clattery typewriter
    • the clattery sound of dishes

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proofed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to become resistant
    • rust-proofed automobiles
    • shrink-proofed fabrics
  • verb make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
    proof.

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mewl

  • verb cry weakly or softly
    pule; whimper; wail.
    • she wailed with pain

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reproducer

  • noun an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound

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squelchy

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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woof

  • noun the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
    weft; filling; pick.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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tut

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut-tut; tsk.

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correspondence

  • noun communication by the exchange of letters
  • noun compatibility of observations
    agreement.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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jurisprudentially

  • adverb in respect to jurisprudence or the science or philosophy of law

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spectrograph

  • noun a spectroscope by which spectra can be photographed
  • noun a photographic record of a spectrum
    spectrogram.

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infrasonic

  • adjective satellite having frequencies below those of audible sound

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filmstrips

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reverberant

  • adjective having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
    • a reverberant room
    • the reverberant booms of cannon

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playback

  • noun the act of reproducing recorded sound
    • he was allowed to hear the playback of his testimony
  • noun electronic equipment comprising the part of a tape recorder that reproduces the recorded material

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tinkly

  • adjective satellite like the short high ringing sound of a small bell
    tinkling.
    • sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal

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tinny

  • adjective of or containing tin
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; punk; crummy; bum; sleazy; chintzy; cheesy.

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eerie

  • adjective satellite suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
    • an eerie feeling of deja vu
  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eery.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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thrashing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; licking; lacing; beating.

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beep

  • noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
    bleep.
  • verb make a loud noise
    toot; claxon; blare; honk.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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recording

  • noun a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
  • noun the act of making a record (especially an audio record)
    transcription.
    • she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

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slabber

  • verb let saliva drivel from the mouth
    drivel; slaver; drool; dribble; slobber.
    • The baby drooled

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prolongation

  • noun the act of prolonging something
    lengthening; perpetuation; protraction.
    • there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks
  • noun amount or degree or range to which something extends
    lengthiness; extension.
    • the wire has an extension of 50 feet

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monophonic

  • adjective satellite designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
    mono; single-channel.
  • adjective consisting of a single melodic line

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reverberating

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonant; resonating; resounding; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • verb ring or echo with sound
    reverberate; ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter

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blessed

  • verb give a benediction to
    bless.
    • The dying man blessed his son
  • verb confer prosperity or happiness on
    bless.

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slurp

  • verb eat noisily
    • He slurped his soup

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deadening

  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; impairment; constipation.
  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    deaden; damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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spectrograph

  • noun a spectroscope by which spectra can be photographed
  • noun a photographic record of a spectrum
    spectrogram.

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serviceable

  • adjective ready for service or able to give long service
    • serviceable equipment
    • heavy serviceable fabrics
  • adjective satellite capable of being put to good use
    • a serviceable kitchen gadget

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chipper

  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    debonaire; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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jazzy

  • adjective satellite resembling jazz (especially in its rhythm)
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; flashy.

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jangly

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangling.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs

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farfetched

  • adjective satellite highly imaginative but unlikely
    implausible.
    • a farfetched excuse
    • an implausible explanation

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twangy

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