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verb as in make breaking sound

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A1 completed our dinner, making us feel like a bunch of Old West cowboys with full bellies falling asleep to the crackle and warmth of the fire.

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This method often results in heightened wear on engine components, but produces a symphony of crackles and pops on race tracks and rally courses.

I also noticed occasional crackles or slight feedback during calls, too.

The Studio Buds rely on a pair of beam-forming microphones to pick up your voice during calls and I experienced some crackles and imperfect audio during some long audio conferences.

The shocking sequence of events leading to the explosion began before daybreak Friday morning, when residents were startled awake by the crackle of gunfire and called 911.

Instead we heard the crackle of automatic gunfire and we could see gray smoke rising from the eastern side of the town.

They sport a leathery, crackle-textured skin and glow with salt-and-pepper zest.

In terms of charisma, the guy has all the snap, crackle, and pop of pudding.

Then one hears the crackle of gunfire in the air, the Somali soldiers begin yelling at Carstens about his camera.

Their scenes together crackle; theirs is a battle of wicked wits between two women who have seen it all.

Burn the male olive-branch and the pine twig and juniper, and let the blazing laurel crackle amid the hearth.

But the sentence never was finished, for a sharp crackle of dry leaves was heard.

He had unfolded the newspaper slowly and carefully, the sharp crackle of the paper would have been a clarion call to Agnes.

Already below sprang a crackle, a roar, as the night wind caught the flame.

He could hear them crackle as she unfolded them—could hear her sigh of content.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crackle, such as: sparkle, break, crepitate, crinkle, decrepitate, and snap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.