Synonyms for trumpet

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The preacher's voice rose until it sounded like a trumpet blast.

The man, full willing, put the trumpet to his lips and blew loud and long.

Ere Almamen could reply, a trumpet sounded clear and loud at the gate.

I seized a moment of lassitude, gave every man a trumpet, and gained the day with this handful.

The trumpet marine is an instrument that pleases me and it's harmonious.

Virile nations are not made by theories or by the blast of the trumpet.

The nuptials were at hand, the trumpet blasts of the roses announced them.

As he drew near he asked, through his trumpet, "What sail is that?"

The preacher said, with trumpet voice: "Let all the people sing!"

Asaph, gazing open-mouthed at the trumpet, stirred in his chair.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French trompette "trumpet," diminutive of trompe (see trump (n.2)). The verb is recorded from 1520s; figurative sense of "to proclaim, extol" is attested from 1580s.

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