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trenton

  • noun capital of the state of New Jersey; located in western New Jersey on the Delaware river
    capital of New Jersey.

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clamoring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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uncia

(Rom. Antiq.) A twelfth part, as of the Roman as; an ounce.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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knell

  • noun the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
  • verb ring as in announcing death

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cellular_telephone

  • noun a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
    cell; cellular phone; mobile phone; cellphone.

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swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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hormone

  • noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    endocrine; internal secretion.

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geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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gobbler

  • noun a hasty eater who swallows large mouthfuls
  • noun male turkey
    tom turkey; turkey cock; tom.

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clickety-click

  • noun a fast and rhythmic click-clack
    clickety-clack.
    • the clickety-clack of the typewriters

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continuant

  • noun consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
    continuant consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; sibilant; strident.

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replication

  • noun the act of making copies
    reproduction.
    • Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient
  • noun (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

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canadian_goose

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    Branta canadensis; honker; Canada goose.

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softened

  • adjective satellite toned down
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
    soften.

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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analog_watch

  • noun a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial

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shop_bell

  • noun a bell attached to the door of a small shop; warns the proprietor that a customer has entered the shop

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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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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velar

  • noun a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
    velar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the velum

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zing

  • noun a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound
    • the zing of the passing bullet
  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzazz; pizzaz; dynamism; oomph.

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film_clip

  • noun a strip of motion picture film used in a telecast

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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phoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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bubbling

  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; foaming; spumy; effervescing; foamy; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer
  • verb form, produce, or emit bubbles
    bubble.
    • The soup was bubbling

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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bongo_drum

  • noun a small drum; played with the hands
    bongo.

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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yack

  • noun noisy talk
    chatter; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    jaw; yap away; yack away; rattle on.

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greek_chorus

  • noun a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
    chorus.

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bombination

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; buzz.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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rat-tat

  • noun a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
    rat-a-tat; rat-a-tat-tat.

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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larus_canus

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; mew gull; sea mew.

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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canada_goose

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    Branta canadensis; honker; Canadian goose.

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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mew

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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shriek

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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chink

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
    Chinaman.
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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orinasal

  • noun a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels)
    orinasal phone.

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maunder

  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

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scranch

  • verb make a crushing noise
    crunch; scraunch; crackle.
    • his shoes were crunching on the gravel

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grumbler

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; bellyacher.

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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dissonate

  • verb be dissonant or harsh
    • The violins in this piece dissonated disturbingly
  • verb cause to sound harsh and unpleasant
    disharmonize.

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branta_canadensis

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    honker; Canada goose; Canadian goose.

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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gothenburg

  • noun a port in southwestern Sweden; second largest city in Sweden
    Goeteborg; Goteborg.

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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sparge

  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sprinkle.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt
  • verb agitate by introducing air or compressed gas
    • sparge the water

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tympan

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    membranophone; drum.

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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mammalian

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the class Mammalia

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serpent

  • noun limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    ophidian; snake.
  • noun a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited

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contented

  • adjective satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
    content.
    • a contented smile
  • verb satisfy in a limited way
    content.
    • He contented himself with one glass of beer per day

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slosh_around

  • verb spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    slush; slosh; slush around.
    • slosh paint all over the walls

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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trill

  • noun a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    shake.
  • noun the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
    • he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill

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yap_away

  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    yack; jaw; yack away; rattle on.

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pay-station

  • noun a coin-operated telephone
    pay-phone.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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cheetah

  • noun long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
    Acinonyx jubatus; chetah.

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noisiness

  • noun the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise
    racketiness.

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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eggbeater

  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    helicopter; whirlybird; chopper.
  • noun a mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream
    eggwhisk.

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elizabeth

  • noun daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)
    Elizabeth II.
    • Elizabeth II is the head of state in Great Britain
  • noun Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
    Elizabeth I.

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soft_tick

  • noun tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head
    argasid.

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vocalization

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    utterance.

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stem_vowel

  • noun a vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection
    thematic vowel.

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cell_phone

  • verb call up by using a cellular phone
    • If the train is late, I will cell phone you

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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ablaut

  • noun a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

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crepitation_rale

  • noun the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure

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telephonist

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; switchboard operator.

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banger

  • noun (British informal) pork sausage
  • noun firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
    cracker; firecracker.

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phone_call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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panthera

  • noun lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
    genus Panthera.

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clamour

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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reecho

  • verb echo repeatedly, echo again and again
  • verb repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back

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tinkle

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    ting.
  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; tink; chink.
    • tinkling bells

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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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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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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clanger

  • noun a conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
    • he dropped a clanger

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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skreak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    whine; screech; squeak; creak; screak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    screech; squawk; screak; skreigh.

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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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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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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hard_tick

  • noun ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
    ixodid.

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whir

  • noun sound of something in rapid motion
    birr; whirring; whirr.
    • whir of a bird's wings
    • the whir of the propellers
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whizz; whiz; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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hushed

  • adjective satellite in a softened tone
    muted; subdued; quiet.
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    hush.
    • hush my baby!

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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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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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plexor

  • noun (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
    percussor; plessor.

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angelus

  • noun the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
    angelus bell.
  • noun a prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation

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call_in

  • verb summon to enter
    • The nurse called in the next patient
  • verb summon to a particular activity or employment
    • Experts were called in

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death_bell

  • noun a bell rung to announce a death
    death knell.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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jangling

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangly.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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miaow

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaou.

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loudness

  • noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    volume; intensity.
    • the kids played their music at full volume
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; garishness.

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miaou

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; mew; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaow.

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cackler

  • noun a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    babbler.

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forstenpointner

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felis_catus

  • noun any domesticated member of the genus Felis
    house cat; Felis domesticus; domestic cat.

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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hoot

  • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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tom_turkey

  • noun male turkey
    gobbler; turkey cock; tom.

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vibrato

  • noun (music) a pulsating effect in an instrumental or vocal tone produced by slight and rapid variations in pitch

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electric_bell

  • noun a bell activated by the magnetic effect of an electric current

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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tom

  • noun male cat
    tomcat.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Uncle Tom.

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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voiced_sound

  • noun a speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords
    sonant.

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sleigh_bell

  • noun a bell attached to a sleigh, or to the harness of a horse that is pulling a sleigh
    cascabel.

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kübber

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toot

  • noun a blast of a horn
  • noun revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
    carouse; carousal; bender; booze-up.

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concerted_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; polyphony.

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plessor

  • noun (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
    percussor; plexor.

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cronk

  • verb utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
    croak.
  • verb cry like a goose
    honk.
    • The geese were honking

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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coldcock

  • verb knock down with force
    knock down; floor; dump; deck.
    • He decked his opponent

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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nasal_consonant

  • noun a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
    nasal.

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rattle

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rale; rattling.
    • the death rattle
  • noun a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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whizbang

  • noun a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits
    whizzbang; whizbang shell.
  • noun a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
    whizzbang.

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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mozart

  • noun prolific Austrian composer and child prodigy; master of the classical style in all its forms of his time (1756-1791)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • noun the music of Mozart
    • the concert was mostly Mozart

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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thundering

  • adjective satellite sounding like thunder
    • the thundering herd
  • verb move fast, noisily, and heavily
    thunder.
    • The bus thundered down the road

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clunky

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite making a clunking sound

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chatterbox

  • noun orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
    stream orchid; giant helleborine; Epipactis gigantea.
  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; babbler.

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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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hushing

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; fizzle; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    hush.
    • hush my baby!

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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desk_phone

  • noun a telephone set that sits on a desk or table

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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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caterwaul

  • noun the yowling sound made by a cat in heat
  • verb utter shrieks, as of cats
    yowl.

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screak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    skreak; whine; screech; squeak; creak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    skreak; screech; squawk; skreigh.

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scream

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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chirpy

  • adjective (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; buoyant.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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cracker_bonbon

  • noun a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
    cracker; snapper.

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ixodid

  • noun ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
    hard tick.

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cellular_phone

  • noun a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
    cell; mobile phone; cellular telephone; cellphone.

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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mew_gull

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; Larus canus; sea mew.

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squeaking

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screechy; screaky; squeaky; squealing.
  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    skreak; whine; screech; squeak; creak; screak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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report

  • noun a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    written report; study.
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  • noun the act of informing by verbal report
    account.
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple

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tramper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; trampler.
  • noun a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    hiker; tramp.

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droning

  • noun an unchanging intonation
    monotone; drone.
  • verb make a monotonous low dull sound
    drone.
    • The harmonium was droning on

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jaguar

  • noun a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
    Felis onca; Panthera onca; panther.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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baa

  • noun the cry made by sheep
  • verb cry plaintively
    bleat; blate; blat.
    • The lambs were bleating

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bam

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bang; blast; eruption; clap.
  • noun an ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003

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barge_in

  • verb enter uninvited; informal
    gate-crash; crash.
    • let's crash the party!
  • verb break into a conversation
    put in; cut in; butt in; chisel in; break in; chime in.
    • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation

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percuss

  • verb strike or tap firmly
    • the doctor percussed his chest and back

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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feline

  • noun any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
    felid.
  • adjective of or relating to cats
    • feline fur

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exhalation

  • noun exhaled breath
    halitus.
  • noun the act of expelling air from the lungs
    breathing out; expiration.

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bellowing

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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vowel_sound

  • noun a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
    vowel.

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clippety

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bombinate

  • verb make a buzzing sound
    bombilate; buzz.
    • bees were buzzing around the hive

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bray

  • noun the cry of an ass
  • verb braying characteristic of donkeys
    hee-haw.

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coo

  • noun the sound made by a pigeon
  • verb speak softly or lovingly
    • The mother who held her baby was cooing softly

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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jubatus

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burble

  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; guggle; ripple; bubble; gurgle.
    • babbling brooks

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melodic_line

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

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humming

  • noun a humming noise
    hum.
    • the hum of distant traffic
  • noun the act of singing with closed lips

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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ting

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    tinkle.
  • verb cause to make a ting

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ringer

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    toller; bell ringer.
  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    clone; dead ringer.

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tink

  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; chink; tinkle.
    • tinkling bells

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toller

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    ringer; bell ringer.
  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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chug

  • noun the dull explosive noise made by an engine
  • verb make a dull, explosive sound
    • the engine chugged down the street

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ta'ziyeh

  • noun (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)

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tapping

  • noun the sound of light blow or knock
    • he heard the tapping of the man's cane
  • verb cut a female screw thread with a tap
    tap.

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tread_down

  • verb walk on and flatten
    tramp down; trample.
    • tramp down the grass
    • trample the flowers

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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stopping

  • noun fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
    fillet.
  • noun the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
    • the violinist's stopping was excellent

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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pleximetry

  • noun tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes
    percussion.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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caller-up

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    phoner; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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assibilation

  • noun the development of a consonant phoneme into a sibilant
  • noun pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
    sibilation.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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violin

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    fiddle.

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snare_drum

  • noun a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
    snare; side drum.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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growl

  • noun the sound of growling (as made by animals)
    growling.
  • verb to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
    rumble; grumble.
    • he grumbled a rude response
    • Stones grumbled down the cliff

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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honk

  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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clucking

  • noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
    cluck.
  • verb make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    cluck; click; clack.

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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let_loose

  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    utter; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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pardus

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rasping

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasp.
  • verb scrape with a rasp
    rasp.

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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sprinkler

  • noun mechanical device that attaches to a garden hose for watering lawn or garden

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jangle

  • noun a metallic sound
    jingle.
    • the jingle of coins
    • the jangle of spurs
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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smoky

  • adjective marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
    • smoky rafters
    • smoky chimneys
    • a smoky fireplace
    • a smoky corridor
  • adjective satellite tasting of smoke
    • smoky sausages

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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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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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call_forwarding

  • noun lets you transfer your incoming calls to any telephone that you can dial direct

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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diphthong

  • noun a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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bellow

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • noun United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
    Saul Bellow; Solomon Bellow.

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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labial_consonant

  • noun a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
    labial.

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trampler

  • noun someone who injures by trampling
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; tramper.

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flooring

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    floor.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun building material used in laying floors

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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stomper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; tramper; trampler.

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call-in

  • noun a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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weise

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haw

  • noun a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
    hawthorn.
  • noun the nictitating membrane of a horse

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gustav

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pizzicato

  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

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barge

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; flatboat.
  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; push forward.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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trunk_call

  • noun a telephone call made outside the local calling area
    long distance; long-distance call.
    • I talked to her by long distance

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roister

  • verb engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
    carouse; riot.
    • They were out carousing last night

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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plonk

  • noun a cheap wine of inferior quality
  • noun the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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rustling

  • noun the stealing of cattle
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustle.

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revel

  • noun unrestrained merrymaking
    revelry.
  • verb take delight in
    delight; enjoy.
    • he delights in his granddaughter

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viverrids

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manducate

  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; masticate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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proceeding

  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    legal proceeding; proceedings.
  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; proceed; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room

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collect

  • noun a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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pipe_up

  • verb begin to play or sing
  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; shrill; shriek.

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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burp

  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; eructation; belching.
  • verb expel gas from the stomach
    belch; bubble; eruct.
    • In China it is polite to burp at the table

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peep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    cheep.
  • noun a secret look
    peek.

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yawp

  • verb make a raucous noise
    bawl.
  • verb complain whiningly
    whine; grizzle; yammer.

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meow

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    miaow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb cry like a cat
    mew.
    • the cat meowed

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let_out

  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    utter; let loose; emit.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; reveal; unwrap; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; give away.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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dinner

  • noun the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
    • dinner will be at 8
    • on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church
  • noun a party of people assembled to have dinner together
    dinner party.
    • guests should never be late to a dinner party

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croak

  • noun a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
    croaking.
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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verbalizer

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    speaker; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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stockholm

  • noun the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic
    capital of Sweden.
    • the Nobel Prize is awarded in Stockholm

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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rug_beater

  • noun implement for beating dust out of carpets
    carpet beater.

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chime

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    gong; bell.
  • verb emit a sound
    • bells and gongs chimed

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chitter

  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    twitter.

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opus

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    piece of music; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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tintinnabulation

  • noun the sound of a bell ringing
    ring; ringing.
    • the distinctive ring of the church bell
    • the ringing of the telephone
    • the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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polyphonic

  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonous.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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swishy

  • adjective satellite resembling a sustained `sh' or soft whistle
    • swishing windshield wipers
    • a swishy skirt

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wireless

  • noun medium for communication
    radio; radiocommunication.
  • noun transmission by radio waves

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hear

  • verb perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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glottis

  • noun the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated

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rippling

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; riffle; wavelet.
  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; undulate; ruffle; cockle.

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school_bell

  • noun a bell rung to announce beginning or ending of class

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veterinarian

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; vet; veterinary.

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emit

  • verb expel (gases or odors)
    breathe; pass off.
  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    give out; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits

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make_happy

  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; wassail; racket.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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geminate

  • noun a doubled or long consonant
    • the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate
  • verb form by reduplication
    reduplicate.
    • The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel
    • The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word

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tam-tam

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick
    gong.

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guinea_pig

  • noun a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
    case; subject.
    • the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly
    • the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities
  • noun stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research
    Cavia cobaya.

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sidestep

  • noun a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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thunk

  • noun a dull hollow sound
    • the basketball made a thunk as it hit the rim

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clinking

  • adjective satellite like the light sharp ringing sound of glasses being tapped
  • verb make a high sound typical of glass
    clink.
    • champagne glasses clinked to make a toast

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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holla

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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dingdong

  • verb go `ding dong', like a bell
    ding; dong.
  • adverb heartily or earnestly
    • They fell to work dingdong

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hollo

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb encourage somebody by crying hollo

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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soap_bubble

  • noun a bubble formed by a thin soap film

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butt_in

  • verb break into a conversation
    put in; cut in; barge in; chisel in; break in; chime in.
    • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation

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rolling

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    peal; pealing; roll.
  • noun the act of robbing a helpless person
    • he was charged with rolling drunks in the park

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happening

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; occurrence.
  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; occur; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important

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mussitation

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; murmur.

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gorilla

  • noun largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
    Gorilla gorilla.

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swosh

  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swish; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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tigris

  • noun an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River
    Tigris River.

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corps

  • noun an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
    army corps.
  • noun a body of people associated together
    • diplomatic corps

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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jingling

  • adjective satellite having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells
    jingly.
    • jingling sleigh bells
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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eggwhisk

  • noun a mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream
    eggbeater.

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jarring

  • adjective satellite making or causing a harsh and irritating sound
    • the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk
  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; collide; clash.
    • These colors clash

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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vowelise

  • verb pronounce as a vowel
    vocalize; vocalise; vowelize.
    • between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized

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mallet

  • noun a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
  • noun a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
    hammer.

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dinner_bell

  • noun a bell rung to announce that dinner has been served

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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splutter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    sputter.

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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rending

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    splitting; ripping.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb tear or be torn violently
    rive; pull; rend; rip.
    • The curtain ripped from top to bottom
    • pull the cooked chicken into strips

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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cut_in

  • verb allow someone to have a share or profit
  • verb drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably

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hue_and_cry

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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kitten

  • noun young domestic cat
    kitty.
  • verb have kittens
    • our cat kittened again this year

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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long-distance_call

  • noun a telephone call made outside the local calling area
    long distance; trunk call.
    • I talked to her by long distance

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din

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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natural_history

  • noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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occurrence

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; happening.
  • noun an instance of something occurring
    • a disease of frequent occurrence
    • the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets

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sigh

  • noun an utterance made by exhaling audibly
    suspiration.
  • noun a sound like a person sighing
    • she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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switchboard_operator

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; telephonist.

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hyaena

  • noun doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion
    hyena.

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talker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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choral

  • noun a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
    chorale.
  • adjective related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir
    • choral composition
    • choral ensemble

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mouth_organ

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth harp; harmonica.

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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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annals

  • noun reports of the work of a society or learned body etc
  • noun a chronological account of events in successive years
    chronological record.

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babbler

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox.
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    cackler.

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explosion

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    detonation; blowup.
  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    burst.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

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call_waiting

  • noun a way of letting you know that someone else is calling when you are using your telephone

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genet

  • noun agile Old World viverrine having a spotted coat and long ringed tail
    Genetta genetta.
  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Citizen Genet.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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spattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spatter.

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slush_around

  • verb spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    slush; slosh around; slosh.
    • slosh paint all over the walls

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roaring

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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bonbon

  • noun a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate

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thrasher

  • noun a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
    thresher; threshing machine.
  • noun thrush-like American songbird able to mimic other birdsongs
    mocking thrush.

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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purrers

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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raccoon

  • noun the fur of the North American racoon
  • noun an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
    racoon.

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resonance

  • noun an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
  • noun a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system

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vocal_fold

  • noun either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
    vocal cord; plica vocalis; vocal band.

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cacophony

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud confusing disagreeable sounds

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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bowing

  • noun bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    obeisance; bow.
  • noun managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument
    • the violinist's bowing was excellent

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sledgehammer

  • noun a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
    sledge; maul.
  • verb beat with a sledgehammer
    sledge.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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klaxon

  • noun a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
    claxon.

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rat-a-tat

  • noun a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
    rat-tat; rat-a-tat-tat.

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murmurous

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    susurrous; soughing; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren

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riot

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    public violence.
  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    rioting.

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cluck

  • noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
    clucking.
  • verb make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    click; clack.

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clangoring

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clash; clangour; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a loud resonant noise
    clangour; clangor.
    • the alarm clangored throughout the building

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refrain

  • noun the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    chorus.
  • verb resist doing something
    forbear.
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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roarer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; shouter; screecher.

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ring_out

  • verb sound loudly
    • a shot rang out

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side_drum

  • noun a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
    snare; snare drum.

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air_bubble

  • noun a bubble of air

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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nursing

  • noun the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
  • noun the profession of a nurse

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reel_off

  • verb unwind from or as if from a reel
    unreel.
    • unreel the tape
  • verb recite volubly or extravagantly
    spiel off; rattle down; roll off; rattle off.
    • He could recite the names of all the chemical elements

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piece_of_music

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    opus; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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garboil

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    tumult; tumultuousness; uproar.

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purr

  • noun a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    birr; whizz; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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soundboard

  • noun (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
    sounding board.

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felidae

  • noun cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
    family Felidae.

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ping

  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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purl

  • noun gold or silver wire thread
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    purl stitch.

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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spouter

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun an oil well that is spouting

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bawl

  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow.
  • verb make a raucous noise
    yawp.

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helmut

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plangency

  • noun having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    ringing; sonorousness; reverberance; resonance; vibrancy; sonority.

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instrumental_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by a musical instrument or group of instruments
  • noun music produced by playing a musical instrument

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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guggle

  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; ripple; bubble; gurgle.
    • babbling brooks
  • verb make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle

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water_fountain

  • noun a public fountain to provide a jet of drinking water
    drinking fountain; bubbler.

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footstep

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    step; footfall.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch
  • noun the act of taking a step in walking

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blare

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blaring.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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clumping

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clunking; clopping; clop; clippety-clop.
  • 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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magpie

  • noun long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    scavenger; pack rat.

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voicelessness

  • noun a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
    aphonia.
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; susurration.

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hubbub

  • noun loud confused noise from many sources
    uproar; brouhaha; katzenjammer.

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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munro

  • noun British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
    H. H. Munro; Hector Hugh Munro; Saki.

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chattering

  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chatter.
  • noun the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
    chatter.

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velar_consonant

  • noun a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
    velar.

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tictac

  • noun steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
    tocktact; ticktock.

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pharynx

  • noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
    throat.

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razzing

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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harmoniousness

  • noun the property of sounding harmonious
    consonance.
  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmony.

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rattler

  • noun pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
    rattlesnake.
  • noun a railroad train consisting of freight cars
    freight train.

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racketiness

  • noun the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise
    noisiness.

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honker

  • noun a driver who causes his car's horn to make a loud honking sound
    • the honker was fined for disturbing the peace
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle.

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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wagner

  • noun Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
    Otto Wagner.
  • noun German composer of operas and inventor of the musical drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)
    Richard Wagner; Wilhelm Richard Wagner.

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pealing

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    rolling; peal; roll.
  • verb ring recurrently
    peal.
    • bells were pealing

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sea_mew

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; mew gull; Larus canus.

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syncopation

  • noun (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
    syncope.
  • noun a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat

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radiotelephone

  • noun telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
    radiotelephony; wireless telephone.
  • noun a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
    radiophone; wireless telephone.

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ed

  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
    male erecticle dysfunction; erectile dysfunction.

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beetle

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
  • noun a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
    mallet.

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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sibilant

  • noun a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)
    sibilant consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; strident; continuant.

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reveler

  • noun a celebrant who shares in a noisy party
    merrymaker; reveller.
    • the clubs attract revelers as young as thirteen

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spiel

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    line of gab; patter.
  • verb replay (as a melody)
    play.
    • Play it again, Sam
    • She played the third movement very beautifully

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ingressive

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clarion

  • noun a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
  • verb blow the clarion

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sizz

  • verb express or utter with a hiss
    sibilate; siss; hiss.
  • verb make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
    sibilate; siss; hiss.

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unison

  • noun corresponding exactly
    • marching in unison
  • noun occurring together or simultaneously
    • the two spoke in unison

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clippety-clop

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clunking; clopping; clop; clumping.

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voiceless_consonant

  • noun a consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords
    surd.

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starr

  • noun rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    Ringo Starr; Starkey; Richard Starkey.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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forwarding

  • noun the act of sending on to another destination
    • the forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically
    • the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department
  • noun the advancement of some enterprise
    promotion; furtherance.
    • his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career

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paradiddle

  • noun the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
    drum roll; roll.

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ripping

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    rending; splitting.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb tear or be torn violently
    rive; pull; rend; rip.
    • The curtain ripped from top to bottom
    • pull the cooked chicken into strips

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sheep

  • noun woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

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clanking

  • adjective satellite having a hard nonresonant metallic sound
    • clanking chains
    • the clanking arms of the soldiers near him
  • verb make a clank
    clank.
    • the train clanked through the village

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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carouser

  • noun someone who enjoys riotous drinking
    wassailer.

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phonetics

  • noun the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis

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local_call

  • noun a telephone call made within a local calling area

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yip

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yelp.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yelp; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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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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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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clamouring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; hue and cry.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor; clamour.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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backpedal

  • verb pedal backwards on a bicycle
  • verb step backwards, in boxing

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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grunt

  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    oink.
  • noun an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
    • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
    • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

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scraping

  • noun (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
    • they collected blood scrapings for analysis
  • noun a harsh noise made by scraping
    scratching; scrape; scratch.
    • the scrape of violin bows distracted her

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cockle

  • noun common edible European bivalve
  • noun common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs

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voice_mail

  • noun a computerized system for answering and routing telephone calls; telephone messages can be recorded and stored and relayed
    voicemail.

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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gobble

  • noun the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  • verb eat hastily without proper chewing
    bolt.
    • Don't bolt your food!

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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froth

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    foam.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    foam; effervesce; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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voiced

  • adjective produced with vibration of the vocal cords;
    sonant; soft.
    • a frequently voiced opinion
    • voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'
  • verb give voice to
    voice.
    • He voiced his concern

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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aspirate

  • noun a consonant pronounced with aspiration
  • verb remove as if by suction
    draw out; suck out.
    • aspirate the wound

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clunk

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; thumping; thump.
  • verb make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    clump; clop; plunk.

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wassail

  • noun a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; racket; make happy.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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acinonyx_jubatus

  • noun long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
    cheetah; chetah.

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tambourine

  • noun a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides

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surd

  • noun a consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords
    voiceless consonant.
  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    voiceless; unvoiced; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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sledge

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sleigh; sled.
  • noun a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
    sledgehammer; maul.

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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clatter

  • noun a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement)
    • the shutters clattered against the house
    • the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones
  • verb make a rattling sound
    brattle; clack.
    • clattering dishes

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vibrancy

  • noun having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    ringing; sonorousness; plangency; reverberance; resonance; sonority.

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howler_monkey

  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler.

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pager

  • noun an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
    beeper.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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tra-la-la

  • noun a set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refrain
    tra-la.

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resonating_chamber

  • noun a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
    cavity resonator; resonator.

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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moaner

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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shrieking

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; scream.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; scream.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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foaming

  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; spumy; bubbling; effervescing; foamy; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer
  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    froth; foam; effervesce; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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hirrient

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crackling

  • noun the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered
    greaves.
  • noun the sharp sound of snapping noises
    crackle; crepitation.

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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plump

  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet.
    • The stock market plummeted

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clank

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    crash; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a clank
    • the train clanked through the village

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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stomp

  • noun a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step
  • verb walk heavily
    stamp; stump.
    • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots

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clang

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clash; clangour; clangoring; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a loud noise
    clangor.
    • clanging metal

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stertor

  • noun the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
    snoring; snore.

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yammer

  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; yowl; howl.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert
  • verb complain whiningly
    yawp; whine; grizzle.

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bombilate

  • verb make a buzzing sound
    bombinate; buzz.
    • bees were buzzing around the hive

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soundbox

  • noun a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
    body.

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chorus_line

  • noun a body of dancers or singers who perform together
    chorus.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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yeller

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; roarer; shouter; screecher.

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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euphony

  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    music.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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drinking_fountain

  • noun a public fountain to provide a jet of drinking water
    water fountain; bubbler.

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hiss

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; sibilation.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; raspberry; bird; snort.

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bass_drum

  • noun a large drum with two heads; makes a sound of indefinite but very low pitch
    gran casa.

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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quack

  • noun an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
  • noun the harsh sound of a duck

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jollify

  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; wassail; racket; make happy.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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pharyngeal_consonant

  • noun a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
    guttural consonant; guttural; pharyngeal.

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voicemail

  • noun a computerized system for answering and routing telephone calls; telephone messages can be recorded and stored and relayed
    voice mail.

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harmonica

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth organ; mouth harp.

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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reverberation

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; echo.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun a remote or indirect consequence of some action
    repercussion.
    • his declaration had unforeseen repercussions
    • reverberations of the market crash were felt years later

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utterance

  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    vocalization.

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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learning

  • noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    acquisition.
    • the child's acquisition of language
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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turkey

  • noun large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
    Meleagris gallopavo.
  • noun a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
    Republic of Turkey.

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mutterer

  • noun a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    mumbler; murmurer.

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stogdale

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susurrous

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    murmurous; soughing; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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wake

  • noun the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    aftermath; backwash.
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
  • noun an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
    Wake Island.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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casa

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phoneme

  • noun (linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language

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serialism

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serial music.

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saw_logs

  • verb breathe noisily during one's sleep
    snore; saw wood.
    • she complained that her husband snores
  • noun log large enough to be sawed into boards
    saw log.

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offbeat

  • noun an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
    upbeat.
  • adjective satellite informal terms; strikingly unconventional
    quirky; kinky; way-out; far-out.

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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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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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natural_event

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; happening; occurrence.

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tremolo

  • noun (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
  • noun vocal vibrato especially an excessive or poorly controlled one

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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pas

  • noun (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; pa; daddy.

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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vocalism

  • noun the system of vowels used in a particular language
    vowel system.
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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roll_off

  • verb recite volubly or extravagantly
    spiel off; rattle down; reel off; rattle off.
    • He could recite the names of all the chemical elements

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foam

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    froth.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

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vocalise

  • verb sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    vocalize.
  • verb pronounce as a vowel
    vowelise; vocalize; vowelize.
    • between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized

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muffled

  • adjective satellite being or made softer or less loud or clear
    muted; softened; dull.
    • the dull boom of distant breaking waves
    • muffled drums
    • the muffled noises of the street
    • muted trumpets
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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companion

  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; associate.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
  • noun a traveler who accompanies you
    fellow traveller; fellow traveler.

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vowel

  • noun a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
    vowel sound.
  • noun a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel

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