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What is another word for rattling?

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Adjective
Moving or proceeding with significant speed
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Tending to talk a lot
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Causing embarrassment or unease
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Adverb
To a very large or great degree
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Noun
A ringing metallic sound
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A whirr, the sounds of a whirr
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A sound made by or resembling that of a drum
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The act or state of shuddering back and forth, or side to side
Verb
Present participle for to make a rapid succession of sounds by shaking loose objects against one another
“Shake the hat to rattle the coins that are already in it. The audience will be convinced that you have caught a hatful of coins from thin air.”
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Present participle for to make a rapid succession of sounds by knocking or colliding repeatedly against something
“The old medicine bottles would rattle against each other and against the dead branches of the tree, making strange noises.”
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Present participle for to shake or jolt, or to cause to shake or jolt
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“The cart began to rattle and shake over the cobbled streets.”
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Present participle for to disturb the composure of
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“The opposition may make negative personal comments to rattle you.”
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Present participle for to talk at length in a rambling manner
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“She was worried her guests would rattle on about steam engines and lathes and celestial bodies and Isabella would be bored.”
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Present participle for to engage in (typically meaningless or unimportant) conversation
“With all of us more vociferous saucerers, there was always a tendency to rattle away about things no one was certain about.”
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Present participle for to annoy or irritate
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Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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Present participle for to make a repeated light tapping sound
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Present participle for to make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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Present participle for to crackle, to make a crackling sound
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Present participle for to hamper or get in the way of
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Present participle for to move quickly, typically with a buzzing or whirring sound
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Present participle for to struggle for breath
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Present participle for to wheel or roll, especially by pushing
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Present participle for to destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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