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tinkled

verb
past tense of tinkle

Synonyms of tinkled

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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“Tinkled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tinkled. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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