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clangor

noun

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  1. 1 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound <the clangor of pots and pans coming from the kitchen as the cooks threw together an impromptu meal> Synonyms babel, blare, bluster, bowwow, brawl, bruit [archaic], cacophony, chatter, clamor, noise, decibel(s), din, discordance, katzenjammer, racket, rattle, roarRelated Words discord, dissonance; commotion, furor, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, rumpus, tumult, uproar; clatter, jangle; bang, blast, boom, clap, crack, crashNear Antonyms calm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)Antonyms quiet, silence, silentness, still, stillness

  2. 2 the loud sound made when metal strikes metal <the clangor of a battle in the Middle Ages, as steel hit against steel a thousand times> Synonyms clang, clank, clash, whangRelated Words chime, ding-dong, knell, peal, ping, plink, ring, tintinnabulation; chink, clink, clinkety-clank, jangle, jingle, rattle, tang, tinkle, twang; clap, clip-clop, clop, crack, crash, crunch; clump, clunk, thump




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