as in laughter
an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement during the quiet scenes of the movie we could hear occasional eruptions of cachinnation from the adjacent theater

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“Cachinnation.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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