noise


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noise

noun ado, blare, blatancy, cacophony, clamor, clangor, clatter, cry, din, discord, fanfare, fracas, harsh sound, hubbub, hullabaloo, jangle, loudness, outcry, pandemonium, racket, ruckus, ruction, sonitus, sound, stir, strepitus, tumult, unnleasant sound, uproar, vociferance
Associated concepts: disturbing the peace, noise pollution, nuisance
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He advanced on tip-toe, trembling, frightened at the noise his feet made on the floor, his heart rent by a nameless agony.
Sure enough the roly-poly noise was still going on quite distinctly under the attic floor
Sikes, invoking terrific imprecations upon Fagin's head for sending Oliver on such an errand, plied the crowbar vigorously, but with little noise.
Now a score of prisoners ran to and fro, who had lost themselves in the intricacies of the prison, and were so bewildered with the noise and glare that they knew not where to turn or what to do, and still cried out for help, as loudly as before.
He switched the next donkey, and made him stop, and then the next, so that gradually the rattling of heels ceased and the awful noise subsided.
and every time I chanced to rake against any article, it seemed to give out thirty-five or thirty-six times more noise than it would have done in the daytime.
Meanwhile, the miner underneath was heard working away incessantly, when suddenly an unexpected noise resounded in the passage.
Don Quixote, hearing it, said, "What noise is that, Sancho?
Then the noise, if there were any, would have ceased, and Mr Flintwinch would snarl, turning upon her as if she had cut him down that moment against his will, 'Affery, old woman, you shall have a dose, old woman, such a dose
It lasted nearly three hours; he then heard a noise of something falling, and all was silent.
When evening came she heard the noise of footsteps outside, and became aware that the lion had come to the mouth of the cave, and shook itself there, after which she heard a man coming towards the couch.
Where solitude endeth, there beginneth the market-place; and where the market-place beginneth, there beginneth also the noise of the great actors, and the buzzing of the poison-flies.