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adjective as in metallic

noun as in tintinnabulation

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Example Sentences

What if we ignored all the clanging bells that remind women every day on every platform that we are in some kind of endless battle with aging.

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They began clanging rocks on a green metal median in the road.

It was well named: the bell was clanging away with a loud and furious tongue, enough to drive a sick man mad.

For think of it: here was no twopenny ride on a clanging tram through naked, unshaded streets before they could reach the sea.

Then the clanging cars sped past, and when they had gone he climbed down the side of the bank.

Just then he heard the clanging of a bell, as if hurriedly tolled.

There was a clanging round of metallic applause as three or four people clapped their hands.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clanging, such as: ringing, bell-like, clangorous, resonant, and resounding.

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