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synonyms for tocsin

  • alert
  • bell
  • horn
  • sign
  • signal
  • siren
  • warning
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How to use tocsin in a sentence

Yet, so curiously constituted is the native mind, the blowing-up of the magazine was the final tocsin of revolt.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The thunder was the tocsin of the storm, but those who came to rob and kill moved unheralded in swift silence.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Yon deep bell tolls no matin—'tis the tocsin's hurried blare!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Each morning at dawn the tocsin sounded from Ste. Gudule, and the people rushed to the barricades.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The announcement of supper, the tocsin of liberty to a majority of the company, interrupted their lively dialogue.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
What priest does not know that tocsin of the night, and the start from peaceful slumbers?
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
He was like some terrible tocsin, never rung till danger was imminent, but then arousing cities and nations as one man.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Barricades were thrown up, and here and there church bells rang the tocsin.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
The quietness and the stillness of it all—only the tocsin ringing in the church towers, ringing all the afternoon.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
And now the great bell of the "Palais de Justice" pealed forth the tocsin.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TOCSIN

  • Mayday
  • SOS
  • alert
  • bell
  • blast
  • buzzer
  • call
  • caution
  • clock
  • cry
  • drum
  • flap
  • flash
  • forewarning
  • gong
  • high sign
  • horn
  • nod
  • scramble
  • scream
  • shout
  • sign
  • signal
  • siren
  • squeal
  • tip
  • tip off
  • tocsin
  • trumpet
  • warning
  • whistle
  • wink
  • yell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.