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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Noisy and resounding.

Usage examples (4)
  • The Praetorians crowded forward, so that the bells that had pealed three times for me jangled madly and broke their cracked, dry straps, falling clangorously.
  • Which is why Obama's paean to Lawrence Summers on Stewart show rang so clangorously, as he praised the oafish Harvard professor for having performed a heckuva job, a...
  • The new fully automatic top is the next upgrade; it eliminates the manual release of the previous model and operates (a bit clangorously) in about 20 seconds.
  • No one interfered, however, and in a moment the door opened sufficiently to give entrance to the old gentleman, after which it closed quickly and clangorously behind him. for more
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