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adjective as in cacophonous


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Are there any martini glasses clinking when filming is done?

No clinking noise came as the young man dashed on into the next building and up a rear stairway.

I avoid clinking glasses during the toast, since there is a slight chance of bacteria transfer.

At certain points in the year, the king stepped out with an elaborate choreography in full jade-clinking costume.

The room exploded with a cacophony of applause and clinking Champagne flutes.

He spoke with pitying scorn of the money-clinking crowd who were too time-poor to enjoy the keenest delights that earth can offer.

But, at that moment, they heard a sound of horses' feet, accompanied by a clinking of steel.

As it ran, the two men heard, or thought they heard, a clinking sound like that made by a horse with a loose shoe.

A spun-yarn winch was clinking on the forecastle; from alongside rose the music of fretted waters.

Presently they began to descend into the valley, the iron-shod feet of the men clinking upon the stones.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clinking, such as: discordant, noisy, raucous, disharmonic, dissonant, and grating.

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