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rumble

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to make a low heavy rolling sound
  • when thunder rumbled in the distant sky, we wisely began packing up our picnic

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rumble

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of rumble (Entry 2 of 2)

as in rumbling, murmur

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The first known use of rumble was in the 15th century

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“Rumble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rumble. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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