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crackling

verb
present participle of crackle

Synonyms of crackling

to make a series of short, sharp noises
  • The logs crackled in the fire.
  • The leaves crackled under our feet.
  • a crackling fire

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The first known use of crackling was in 1599

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“Crackling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crackling. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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