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Plural for a rapid succession of short, sharp, sounds
“In the distance there is the rapid rattle of a Kalashnikov.”
Plural for a gurgling sound in the throat of a dying person
“He laughed and I noticed there was a wheezy rattle in his throat.”
Plural for loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
“I'd go nuts if I had to endure the rattle of that bottling plant every day.”
To make a series of short sharp noises
“Drags of empty coal cars rattle past on their westward run.”
To throw into a state of self-conscious distress
“The opposition may make negative personal comments to rattle you.”
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.”
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.”
To engage in casual or rambling conversation
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