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noun as in cacophony of noises

verb as in make clinking noises

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Though virtually unprecedented in Britain, similar jangle pendants are common features of upper-class Bronze Age burials in Denmark and southern Scandinavia.

Therefore, they suggest, grit’s popularity might be the result of the jangle fallacy in which people believe that two things that are actually the same are different simply because they have different names.

I have everywhere remarked that the Indians jangle and threaten a great deal, but that they never go beyond that.

The clocks of the city struck six in a solemn jangle of tones.

Tabret and viol jangle harshly in the ears that have rioted in melodies made by fairy harpers.

The keys seemed to jangle like thunder as I tried them one after the other on the drawer where I had seen him put away the gold.

The weather held good, and late that night the camp heard the jangle of bells as Mr. Starr drove over to the stables.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jangle, such as: babel, clang, clangor, clash, din, and dissonance.

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