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as in to sound
to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves my calls for help echoed off the walls of the abandoned mine shaft

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as in to repeat
to say after another the little brats sassed the babysitter by echoing in a singsong voice everything she said

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echo

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noun

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as in follower
a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way a younger sister who was her echo all the while that they were growing up

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as in trace
a tiny often physical indication of something lost or vanished a few stone carvings are the only echoes that remain of a once-mighty civilization

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“Echo.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/echo. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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