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To make a series of short sharp noises
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“Drags of empty coal cars rattle past on their westward run.”
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To throw into a state of self-conscious distress
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“The opposition may make negative personal comments to rattle you.”
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Make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds
“Hanmari gave a roar of outrage and then proceeded to pound on the door down, or at least knock hard enough to rattle the hinges.”
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To talk at length without sticking to a topic or getting to a point
“She rattled on and on about all her European shopping trips, but I wasn't really listening.”
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To engage in casual or rambling conversation
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To make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds
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Breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages
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Move with or make a pitter-patter sound
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To wheel or roll, especially by pushing
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To crackle, to make a crackling sound
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To hamper or get in the way of
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
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(with reference to a person's nerves) To set or be set on edge
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To evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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To cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
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To make a low heavy rolling sound
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Make a sudden loud noise, typically repeatedly
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A rapid succession of short, sharp, sounds
“In the distance there is the rapid rattle of a Kalashnikov.”
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A gurgling sound in the throat of a dying person
“He laughed and I noticed there was a wheezy rattle in his throat.”
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Loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
“I'd go nuts if I had to endure the rattle of that bottling plant every day.”
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Roll of drums
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A sound made by or resembling that of a drum
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A venomous snake in the family Viperidae
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A violent confrontation
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