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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) v. - Sound loudly and sonorously; Ring recurrently.

Usage examples (26)
  • A few seconds afterwards, a deafening watery sound came up with awful peal from the spot where they had disappeared.
  • From CNNWedding bells toll for first daughterWedding bells usually "peal" or "chime."
  • Then she laughed a merry peal of laughter, and said:
  • How near those Christmas chimes peal on the frosty air! for more
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