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as in rattle
a series of short high ringing sounds the soothing tinkle of the wind chime on the back porch

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verb

as in to clink
to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound the bell around the cat's neck tinkled as he ran across the yard

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“Tinkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tinkle. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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