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verb as in give the impression

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Again, the reasoning sounds, well, reasonable, and is sourced to a respectable organization, the Samaritans.

Gillingham tells Mary that he wants to make their lives simpler, but it sounds a little like the dying of the light.

It all sounds a bit dramatic, but that cactus feels like something special.

Yet another video catches the sounds of the gunshots and shows Brinsley standing by the parked radio car.

It sounds like from the PR [public relations] perspective they are sticking to their guns.

Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.

The friends were standing close to the wall; but on these sounds they moved away; and a key presently turned in the door.

Chief and most musical among these signs were the almost forgotten sounds of dropping water, and tinkling rills.

An approach to æsthetic pleasure is seen in the responses to rhythmic series of sounds.

This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sounds, such as: noise, tone, vibration, accent, note, and music.

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